[ILUG] Best WIFI card for linux? Wiki for Hardware Support?
mariconor at gmail.com
Fri Jan 18 09:58:20 GMT 2008
On 18 Jan 2008, at 09:27, Rob Gallagher wrote:
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> On 17/01/2008, Conor Wynne wrote:
>> I am sure this has been answered before, but in case something new
>> been released since the last advice.
> Yep, I posted a similar question a number of months back ;)
Which is exactly why I think we should have a wiki on linux.ie for
"Certified by Ilug" -- links to cards
>> What is 100% OSS and 100% sure to work with full encryption with
> I ended up going with the Netgear WG311T (PCI):
> As the link above says, Madwifi support is good and encryption works
> out of the box. There was no trouble getting it working with Ubuntu
> (gutsy), after enabling the restricted modules*
> *Note: While it seems the madwifi drivers are open source, they do
> have a dependency on a proprietary hardware abstraction layer - hence
> the restricted modules classification.
Not OSS then? Sounds like it uses ndiswrapper?
I don't use ubuntu that often, so forgive me if its wrong.
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