Re: PCMCIA wireless card that "works out of the box"?

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On Thu, 2008-03-20 at 18:54 -0700, Knute Johnson wrote:
> >People, 
> > 
> >I have been struggling with a Linksys wpc54g card and I have pretty much
> >given up on it - I just want something that works reliably and "out of
> >the box" with native Linux (Fedora 8) support - instead of using
> >NDISwrapper etc. I am not trying to start a flame war, I just want
> >suggestions about well supported cards. 
> > 
> >Thanks, 
> > 
> >Phil.
> I've got a Linksys WPC54GS PCMCIA card that works great but I had to 
> add the BW drivers.  I've also got a Linksys WUSB54GC USB dongle that 
> works with the rt73 drivers that are already loaded with F8.  I 
> cannot tell you how many hours I have spent trying to get wireless to 
> work.  FC6 and F7 I never could get to work.  F8 is pretty easy.
> I'm seriously considering going to Fry's to buy a dozen or two USB 
> adapters, bringing them home and getting them to work on F8 and then 
> selling them to everybody else that can't seem to get wireless up and 
> running.

It looks like I should be considering USB dongles too . .


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