ADM8211 wlan nic / wlan suggestions?
harryfrankenfeld at comcast.net
Thu May 8 19:09:22 PDT 2003
On Thursday, May 8, 2003, at 09:01 PM, Harald Schmalzbauer wrote:
> owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org wrote:
>> I'm admittedly a newbie, setting up a new box. I rent an old house, so
>> my options are either stringing a cat5 from room to room (thus not
>> making my roommate happy) or 802.11b, which I'm currently using with
> _Nothing_ is or will be able to replace a CAT5 wire ;-)
Oh, I know -- just to get the machine going, I just ran a line down the
hall. Nothing beats the gleam of white PVC jacketing on a hardwood
floor, or the *thud* a roommate makes when stumbling down the hall and
tripping at 3am :)
>> So, I've got two questions for the list:
>> 1) anyone know of the progress on the driver for this chipset?
> Regrettably I can't tell you any non-negatives.
Given the silence I've seen concerning the topic in the last month or
so, I assumed that was the case.
>> 2) any suggestions for a well-supported 802.11b PCI card? In addition
>> to a make/model, what chipset should I look for/expect?
> The old D-Link DWL520 (without +)! (Prism 2.5)
That's what seemed to be the reigning king.
> Best regards,
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