[ILUG] Wireless Broadband Connections
dermot at dspsrv.com
Tue Jul 6 10:25:38 IST 2004
On Mon, 05 Jul 2004 22:23:31 +0100, Mark Page <markpage at eircom.net> wrote:
> Googling for some Linux help but not getting too much useful info at
> this stage. Simply have an Eircom ADSL modem connected to the PC by
> ethernet. Added an ADSL Router and reconnected the PC with a NIC
> connection with no problem.
> Having been fortunate enough to get a cheap laptop, invested in a
> USRobotics wireless card and, after much grief, got it working under
> Windows XP. Given the grief under Windows I am expecting more under
> Linux (no flames please, just hardware experience). Would appreciate any
> pointers to a useful/up to date HOWTO dealing with Linux connection
> bearing in mind that I am only trying to access the router as opposed to
> having or wanting to network to the PC.
> Any help appreciated
US Robotics goes Linux
US Robotics has announced that its ground-breaking wireless cards now
support users of open-source Linux operating systems, allowing 100 Mbps
super-fast wireless access under Linux for the first time.
Linux Drivers for Wireless PC Cards and PCI Adapters
BETA Click to download these 4 files to a temporary location on your
computer's hard disk drive. Use gzip or an equivalent utility to
uncompress them. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
U.S. Robotics is providing this driver set as is, and it is currently
prism2-pci-patch-0.1.tar.gz 28Kb 07-16-01
linux-wlan-ng-0.1.7.tar.gz 186 Kb 07-16-01
linux-wlan-ng-0.1.8-pre13.tar.gz 239 Kb 07-16-01
USR00_Linux.txt 1 Kb 07-16-01
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