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From: "John W. Linville" <>
To: Gene Heskett <>
Subject: Re: wireless Q
Date: Thu, 4 Jan 2007 17:14:23 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Thu, Jan 04, 2007 at 12:51:49AM -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:

> I bought a Belkin Wireless G card, a pci 802-11 radio of some sort.
> The main chip on it wears the label "RTL8185L"
> Is there any support for making this a wireless server in the kernel at 
> the present time?
> I have visions of sticking it in the last pci slot of a box running DD-WRT 
> if there is a driver available.


There is no such driver in the kernel at this time.  There is an
out-of-kernel driver available here:


FWIW, I know of at least one person working on a driver for the
d80211-based stack in wireless-dev.  I'm not sure when that will be
available publicly.


John W. Linville

  reply	other threads:[~2007-01-04 23:02 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-01-04  5:51 Gene Heskett
2007-01-04 22:14 ` John W. Linville [this message]
2007-01-05  2:48   ` Gene Heskett
2007-01-05 14:26     ` Lennart Sorensen
2007-01-05 14:51       ` Gene Heskett

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