Linux vs FreeBSD: wlan-cards

Hauan, David david.hauan at
Mon Sep 13 15:40:13 PDT 2004

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Florian Hengstberger [mailto:e0025265 at] 
> Sent: Monday, September 13, 2004 12:01 PM
> To: FreeBSD mailinglist
> Subject: Linux vs FreeBSD: wlan-cards
> Hi!
> I know I posted a similar question two days ago, sorry - I?m 
> still in trouble with finding a proper wlan-card. The 
> hardware "database" on the freebsd-site did not help me: most 
> cards are either not avaiable in Austria or simply to expensive.
> So my question is:
> Has anybody found a cheap wlan-card running under freebsd?
> I bet that most experienced users have a wlan card working. 
> What about the cheap d-link and netgear cards, is the 
> prism-chipset supported?
> (Sorry, but that?s a very important to me: I think of
> changing to FreeBSD from Linux and both OS are now competing!
> I want to give both a fair chance in hardware-questions.)
> Thanks in advance
> Florian

man wi will give you a pretty good list of supported cards


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