On Thu, 2004-09-16 at 11:01, Satish Balay wrote: > On Thu, 16 Sep 2004, Rush wrote: > > > Hey everyone. I know you all are busy, so I'll try to keep this short. > > > > I'm considering installing FC2 (replacing XP) on an MSI Mega 180 barebones > > system (Shuttle-style PC). My primary concern is how well (if at all)of my > > wireless adapter (onboard 802.11b). I've searched the Fedora and Redhat HW > > compat lists, MSI's site, and Google and Usenet, and found nothing regarding > > this system and Fedora. If anyone can shed some light on this, I'd be > > eternally grateful. Here is a link to the Mega 180's description on MSI's > > site: > > > > http://www.msicomputer.com/product/p_spec.asp?model=MEGA_180&class=mega > > You could try booting it into some kind of linux - say with FC2 CD-1 > into 'rescue' mode - and use '/sbin/lspci' to figureout what 'wireless > chipset' you have. > > Satish Good idea, Knoppix is also an alternative. From: http://www.msi.com.tw/program/products/slim_pc/slm/pro_slm_detail.php?UID=546 It looks like the WLAN card is some kind of mini-PCI card and will probably vary depending on price and availability and who/where the integration was done. Opening the box and checking the part number of the chip on the WLAN card is also an option. Bob...
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