[ILUG] Wireless controller? (PCI or USB)
felix at compsoc.nuigalway.ie
Wed Nov 15 14:59:56 GMT 2006
On Mon, Nov 13, 2006 at 05:27:03PM +0000, FRLinux wrote:
> On 11/13/06, mr at ramendik.ru <mr at ramendik.ru> wrote:
> >Question: what brand/model should I go for?
> There have been several posts about this but i went myself for a
> couple of ralinks (mostly 2500 for PCI and 2570 for USB) and they've
> been really good to me.
> Technically, you want to avoid firmware blobs if possible and ralink
> have been usually pretty good in that area.
Personnally I went with an ethernet based device
a) avoids firmware blobs
b) no custom drivers required
c) no need to buy a new device when moving to PCI express in the future
"Nothing is foolproof to a sufficently talented fool."
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