Re: 802.11g on an ibook?
On Fri, May 28, 2004 at 10:02:50AM +0000, Michael Rex wrote:
> The DWL-122 does just 802.11b AFAIK.
my mistake. you're right. only 802.11b
> I've been looking for ways to get WLAN working under Linux on my iBook
> G4, since Airport Extreme isn't supported an USB stick seems to be the
> best solution. But I haven't found much information on how well USB WLAN
> sticks work with Linux, especially with 2.6 kernels. It seems that
> linux-wlan-ng provides some drivers, but I'm not sure that it will work
> with 2.6, since all HOWTOs dealing with USB WLAN refer only to 2.4
> kernels. Is there someone who uses an USW WLAN stick with 2.6?
linux-wlan-ng works great with the dwl-122, debian unstable, and
2.6.3-benh2 (and presumably any recent 2.6 kernel.org kernel). Had
some problems on yellowdog but they went away when we upgraded the
Just make sure to read the whole README.... I missed some important
wlanctl-ng commands, causing me some frustration when things
apparently didn't work :>
Rob Latham Chicago, IL USA