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From: "John W. Linville" <linville@tuxdriver.com>
To: Gene Heskett <gene.heskett@verizon.net>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: wireless Q
Date: Thu, 4 Jan 2007 17:14:23 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20070104221418.GA5684@tuxdriver.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <200701040051.51930.gene.heskett@verizon.net>

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.

Gene,

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

	http://rtl8180-sa2400.sourceforge.net/

YMMV.

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.

Hth!

John
-- 
John W. Linville
linville@tuxdriver.com

  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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