Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Re: Dell Inspiron 1100 video eating up sys ram
- snakeeyes1100 wrote:
> Gotcha. Thanks D. Is upgrading to 2.6.1 worth it or should i justYep, if you can, go with a 11Mbs card, as you'll have less troubles.
> stick with 2.4.22.
> Oh and one last question have you even hooked up a wireless card on
> the Dell 1100? If so is there any hardware that runs good with linux
> as opposed to others?
Check out www.linux-wlan.com where there is a compatibility list.
Orinoco based cards seem to be the best (I got a Netgear MA401 11Mbs
that works well.)
For 54Mbs cards check out www.prism54.org for a good list.
> yes it was a pain, but it IS an excellent piece of software. easy for any typeI have my broadcom 1300 with ndiswrapper, a GPL & free driver loader.
> of user.
> browser-based setup and basically just put in your windows driver CD and point
> it to the CD. LED on my wifi card lit pretty much as I hit 'Okay'
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