[wellylug] USB or PCI Wifi Adapter

Jonathan Harker jon at jon.geek.nz
Sun Jul 6 19:32:27 NZST 2008

Tim O'Brien wrote:
> I know its hard to find what chipsets are in products, there are some
> suggestions here:
> http://www.fsf.org/resources/hw/net/wireless/cards.html
> So can any one tell me if they got lucky and buy a Wifi card or USB
> adapter with an open source driver available?

I've never had any trouble with Linksys or Netgear PCI cards. Most
Atheros and Broadcom chipsets are supported in newer kernels and don't
require Windows drivers (ndiswrapper)


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