[plug] PC Card w/ Atheros chipset

Michael Holland myk at myk.id.au
Thu Jun 21 19:00:04 WST 2007

On Thu, 21 Jun 2007, Richard Meyer wrote:

> > You cannot test it under windows?
> Not easily, no - it's an X30 without a docking station so it's
> "challenging" to reinstall windows, but I do have the R&R CD's so I

Can you use the R&R CDs with netboot? It was fairly painless installing
Linux that way for me on a older X23. Just needs a TFTP server.

> I had a somewhat different card (WG511V2) in there that (hardly) worked
> with the ndiswrapper drivers, but that was so pathetic I plumbed for the
> Madwifi and Atheros setup.

I have just being playing with the WG511V2, and it seems to work well so
far, except with WPA.   That works for a while (~1 hr?) and then
wpa_supplicant stops working until I reboot.

> That would connect maybe 1 in 5 times and the connection was even worse
> than the madwifi setup.

No such trouble here.

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