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Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Just some FYI for a couple of wireless cards I've tried and had not much luck

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  • fan jiao
    Take a look this: http://support.dlink.com/faq/view.asp?prod_id=357&question=linux ... ===== Cheers, Fan __________________________________ Do you Yahoo!? The
    Message 1 of 2 , Sep 26, 2003
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      Take a look this:


      --- calicorkication2003
      <calicorkication@...> wrote:
      > I have a Dell Inspiron 1100 and so far I've
      > installed Red Hat 9 and
      > Mandrake Linux 9.2 RC2 and both have installed
      > perfectly. I had to
      > download the Broadcom drivers to get the ethernet to
      > work but I had
      > no problems getting that done.
      > However, I've attempted to install two different
      > wireless cards with
      > little luck. The first card is a PCMCIA card D-Link
      > DWL-650+ and
      > I've tried the Acx100 driver from the sourceforge
      > site and another
      > site. I followed the README files and got the card
      > to be recognized
      > and even got online a couple of times using Red Hat
      > 9 but the
      > connection kept dropping. The second wireless
      > connection is
      > actually a USB one, Linksys USB Network adapter WUSB
      > v2.6, which I
      > could NOT get to work using Red Hat 9, even by
      > downloading the Atmel
      > drivers, but Mandrake 9.2 RC2 recognized it no
      > problem and I am
      > online right now using it. However, I do have some
      > boot issues that
      > keep recurring while this card is plugged in. If I
      > unplug it,
      > Mandrake boots fine but SOMETIMES it locks up on
      > boot but only if
      > the USB cable is plugged into the port. I'm still
      > checking into the
      > boot problems to see what is causing it.



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