[ILUG] Intel wireless and 802.11g
frank.duignan at gmail.com
Thu Aug 2 15:22:05 IST 2007
The possible upgrade will be used for both "intranet" and internet so
speedup within the house would be desirable. What I was wondering really
was whether the current set of Linux drivers can actually make use of the
higher speeds or do they drop back to 11mb/s (or lower). Also are there any
On 02/08/07, Conor McDermottroe <lists at mcdermottroe.com> wrote:
> Frank Duignan wrote:
> > I've got an 802.11b wireless router and a laptop with an Intel wireless
> > chipset (3954). Is it worth upgrading the router to 802.11g from a
> > point of view (I'm not too concerned about the whole security dimension
> > this as both 802.11b and g have been well cracked.) Does the intel
> > driver support 11g's 54Mbps rate? Is it worth the cost? Thoughts?
> Is the wireless link the slowest part of your network?
> For example if this is a home network and your link to the rest of the
> world is a 1MB DSL line you're unlikely to see any change.
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