TP Link Wireless cards use Atheros.
You might want to check this out:
You can search by chipset/manufacturer/brand etc. And you can check if
there is support in linux.
I'm not sure about 'master mode' though.
Hope this helps.
On Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 1:52 PM, cvasant <cvasanth@...> wrote:
> I am trying to set up a wifi hotspot on my Fedora 17 which is cable
> connected to the internet. Want to share the internet connection with
> mobile devices. Will be using hostapd for this purpose.
> I read that not all wireless cards are capable of supporting WAP/master
> mode. Some of the cards mentioned as capable of WAP are not available in
> Does anyone know of a model of PCI wifi card which supports 'master mode'.
> The material on this suggests use of cards based on the Atheros chipset.
> How do I check that before buying the card?
> Any suggestion of PCI wifi card models that I can use?
> Thanks in advance
Hunting the 'I'
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