Re: Recommended Orinoco PCMCIA card?
On Tue, 2003-12-16 at 08:16, Barry Hawkins wrote:
> It looks like the Proxim Orinoco wireless cards work well with those
> needing to avoid the Broadcom-based Airport Extreme cards in Apple
> portables. Any recommendation or enlightenment on whether the Silver
> World card versus the Gold World card makes a difference regarding
> Linux use? Are folks getting 802.11g throughput in addition to
> 802.11b? Thanks in advance for the info.
There used to be a trick where if you stuck a cheaper Silver (40-bit
WEP) card into your Airport slot, OS X would firmware upgrade the card
on bootup to the Airport firmware (Gold; 8.12 AFAIK, which supports
The cards are essentially /exactly/ the same, minus the firmware.
I assume this still works.
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