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Re: AirportExtreme on albook G4 15"

On Wed, 14 Jan 2004 the mental interface of 
Brad Boyer told:

> On Thu, Jan 15, 2004 at 01:01:33PM -0500, Chris Anderson wrote:
> > On Wed, 2004-01-14 at 12:55, Greg Gilbert wrote:
> > > I thought the Airport and Airport Extreme cards used different
> > > interfaces, is this just the case on the ibook and not the
> > > powerbook?
> > 
> > I was told by several people that Powerbooks could use both, perhaps I
> > heard wrong?
> No, there is no model that can use both the Apple Airport and the
> Apple Airport Extreme cards. However, PowerBooks with PCMCIA can
> use the old Lucent WaveLan Silver card which is the original card
> that was the basis of the original Airport. There are several
> names that Lucent used for their PCMCIA cards, but make sure you
> only try the 802.11b cards, since the 802.11g ones use a different
> chipset. 

There are linux-drivers for 802.11g available at http://prism54.org.
At leastI am running a SMC2835W with them on my pb ;-)



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