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From: Gene Heskett <gene.heskett@verizon.net>
To: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Cc: Lennart Sorensen <lsorense@csclub.uwaterloo.ca>,
	"John W. Linville" <linville@tuxdriver.com>
Subject: Re: wireless Q
Date: Fri, 05 Jan 2007 09:51:32 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <200701050951.33392.gene.heskett@verizon.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20070105142608.GA17269@csclub.uwaterloo.ca>

On Friday 05 January 2007 09:26, Lennart Sorensen wrote:
>On Thu, Jan 04, 2007 at 09:48:36PM -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
>> Possibly in the future John.  I took the Belkin back and got a Netgear
>> WG311T for another $35.  Staples let me open it there and based on the
>> fact that the cd has some drivers on it that start with ATHE_* (the
>> chipset has a tincover soldered to the board over it so we can't ID it
>> that way), I'm assuming its an Atheros chipset, and Brian does has
>> that support available in DD-WRT, which is where this puppy will live.
>>  But I'm up to my butt in alligators ATM, so it may be a day or 3 till
>> I can try it.  I have a 160GB drive laying on the lappies carry case
>> in the doorway, to go up and be installed in the neighbors box to
>> replace a 30GB that upchucked all over their windows install, and
>> convince it to let me install windows on that box the 2nd time.  M$
>> are such rectums over that. Its piracy you know. :(
>
>Atheros makes a lot of different chipsets.  Not all are supported.  Many
>newer ones require annoying firmware loaded into an arm processor on the
>card.  Hopefully you found one that does have a working driver.
>
>--
>Len Sorensen

On that I have NDI Len. DD-WRT doesn't work OOTB on this, but must have a 
registration key before it will enable the wireless stuff.

I requested an email from Brian when he was available so that I could 
trade the challenge number for an enabling key, but he hasn't replied 
yet.

-- 
Cheers, Gene
"There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty:
 soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order."
-Ed Howdershelt (Author)
Yahoo.com and AOL/TW attorneys please note, additions to the above
message by Gene Heskett are:
Copyright 2007 by Maurice Eugene Heskett, all rights reserved.

      reply	other threads:[~2007-01-05 14:51 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
2007-01-05  2:48   ` Gene Heskett
2007-01-05 14:26     ` Lennart Sorensen
2007-01-05 14:51       ` Gene Heskett [this message]

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