[ILUG] Best WIFI card for linux?
stephen.brooks at lincor.com
Thu Jan 17 18:06:53 GMT 2008
Conor Wynne wrote:
> On 17 Jan 2008, at 14:47, Stephen Brooks wrote:
>> It's an rt73, I'm using it right now. I did have issue with Ubuntu
>> 7.10 included drivers though, it would randomly drop connection.
>> Currently using the serialmonkey drivers though requires a bit of
>> work to get working though fine it you don't mind compiling and
>> inserting modules. I've used the Ralink provided drivers in the past
>> as well though requires similar compilation and insertion.
> Well I have ordered two of them now, so I guess I wont mind compiling
> em. :-)
> I have a ton of distros downloaded now, OpenSUSE 10, ubuntu 7.10,
> debian 3.x, all the RHEL flavours (but wont be using them as they wont
> have access to rhn for updates, I shall not be giving them access
> either (I'm funny that way), maybe centOS though, if rhel works well.
> Do you know if the source code has dkms support? This would be a fine
> solution as each kernel update would automagically compile and link
> em. That way I would not have to worry about such things. Not my PC
I don't, though I have seen 3rd party dkms about for rt2500 so possibly
not a million miles away. I'm using the enhanced legacy driver
http://rt2x00.serialmonkey.com/rt73-cvs-daily.tar.gz Didn't have time
at the time for doing a full rt2x00 build so took the easy route
(currently running WPAPSK) if you need a example interfaces config file
let me know. Serialmonkey also has a little util called RutilT for
Stephen Brooks <stephen.brooks at lincor.com> Digital Depot, Thomas Street
Senior Software Engineer Dublin 8, Ireland
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