[svlug] wireless NICs

Vince Duperron duperron at charter.net
Sat Oct 12 14:29:02 PDT 2002


> 
> Hi, guys !
> I am about to start building my wireless home network, so I need to know based on your experience
> which wireless PCI and PCMCIA network cards will work for sure with Linux and windows NT4.0/2000 (have some dual booted systems) and where to get them for a good price. I need one PCMCIA (for router running on a laptop) and two PCIs at least (for internal systems), what price I am looking at approximately ?
> TIA for any suggestions.


I can tell you I've had good luck with an Orinoco gold card (PCMCIA).
Cost is about $100 (a year ago) and it works at full speed in 
my PowerBook with YellowDog 2.3.  Shouldn't matter which platform, 
the drivers should be available for all.

Vince



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