Manufacturer documented wireless NIC's
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Mon Jan 22 01:45:34 UTC 2007
On Sun, Jan 21, 2007 at 07:06:16PM -0600, Patrick Bowen wrote:
> I'm looking to replace the Realtek rtl8185 mini-PCI wireless NIC in my
> laptop, and I was wondering about what to replace it with.
> Could anyone tell me who the manufacturers are that support their chips
> with documentation available to FreeBSD for the writing of drivers,
> please. I believe that Ralink and Atmel are in that category, according
> to the googling I've been able to do.
> I'd like to support those manufacturers that support FreeBSD.
> Thanks in Advance,
# man ath_hal
I've been pretty happy with *built-in* ath(4)/ath_hal(4) NICs. I have
no experience with PCMCIA (or whatever they are called) versions.
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