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Re: good wireless card ppc debian

On Wed, Aug 24, 2005 at 04:51:26PM +0200, Wolfgang Pfeiffer wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 23, 2005 at 07:58:05PM +0100, Douglas Russell wrote:
> > On Tuesday 23 Aug 2005 14:45, Wolfgang Pfeiffer wrote:
> > 
> > > I had to unscrew a Powerbook G4 to install the card
> > 
> > Unscrew it? 
> Yes.

A quick search on Apple knowledge base:

> > What kind of card was that? 
> The Apple "Airport" card, about 2 or 3 years old now, that I bought
> separately from the Titanium. I.e. this radio card wasn't part of the
> Titanium IV when I bought the latter. Apple even gives usable
> instructions in the Handbook coming with the computer on how to
> install the card. IINM (I'm not sure on it as there were no specs
> delivered with the Airport card) 

That is, at least I don't remember to have received usable specs for this
card when I bought it ...

> the card is an 802.11b one, but could

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> As a sidenote: the kernel (2..6.12) says the card is "WEP supported,

Evident perhaps, but if I'm already at it: should say "2.6.12" ... and
the kernel's patched with the orinoco-2.6.12-rfmon-dragorn-1.diff from
http://www.kismetwireless.net/download.shtml ... to get a few more
features for the card ..


Wolfgang Pfeiffer

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