[ILUG] PCMCIA for a desktop ?
wesley at yelsew.com
Mon Nov 5 13:43:55 GMT 2001
On Mon, Nov 05, 2001 at 01:20:29PM +0000, John P. Looney wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 05, 2001 at 07:48:51AM -0500, Wesley Darlington mentioned:
> > On Mon, Nov 05, 2001 at 12:35:16PM +0000, John P. Looney wrote:
> > > Is there a handy way of doing this ? Like a linux-supported PCI card ?
> > I have a D-Link DWL-500 in a PC - it's a D-Link DWL-650 pcmcia card with
> > a Ricoh RL5c475 pci-to-pcmcia adapter. Which works with linux.
> Where did you get the RL5c475 ?
It came with the DWL-500.
> No sign of it on Scan/Dabs etc.
Now that you mention it, I don't know where one might buy one separately.
Worst case involves buying a DWL-500 and selling the wireless card to
One possibility for *a* pci-pcmcia bridge is...
(No idea how linux-supported this is but in theory a pci-pcmcia bridge in a
desktop should be as supported as a pci-pcmcia bridge in a laptop.)
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