[wellylug] Re: Wireless Networking

Mangee - Jo joseph at paradise.net.nz
Sat Aug 9 12:43:37 NZST 2003

I been thinking of it too.. I habituate with a number of people with Macs 
and Airport (Apples interpretation of 802.11b/g), and would like to 
investigate the possibilities of using it.
I last had a look at the situation about three months ago - and came to the 
conclusion to wait for 802.11g support, or buy an access point and use 
ethernet to connect to it (and possibly batteries for mobile use??).  I 
have/use a Toshiba 2670DVD laptop with PCMCIA card ethernet, as well as a 
number of desktop PCs... Let us know if your search is rewarded.. :)
See the playback at http://webcam.hopto.org

> Date: Thu, 7 Aug 2003 15:17:53 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Wood Brent <pcreso at pcreso.com>
> Subject: Re: [wellylug] Wireless Networking

> --- Jethro Carr <dodocaptain at paradise.net.nz> wrote:
>> I'm thinking about building a wireless network. I want to go for 802.11b
>> & maybe 802.11g.
>> Does anyone know any good quality budget PCMCIA cards that work well
>> with Linux?
>> Also, is it possible to network 3+ computers without an access point? I
>> know that wireless cards work peer-to-peer...
> There are some Netgear ones that work fine with Linux, some (like D-Link) 
> based
> on the TI chipset you'll have problems, although some people claim to 
> have got
> them working.

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