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From: lsorense@csclub.uwaterloo.ca (Lennart Sorensen)
To: Gene Heskett <gene.heskett@verizon.net>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	"John W. Linville" <linville@tuxdriver.com>
Subject: Re: wireless Q
Date: Fri, 5 Jan 2007 09:26:08 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20070105142608.GA17269@csclub.uwaterloo.ca> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <200701042148.36521.gene.heskett@verizon.net>

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

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

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