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Re: 802.11g PCI wireless adaptor

--- Jason Rennie <jrennie@csail.mit.edu> wrote:
> Is this an oversight, or do all g-class PCI cards
> use proprietary
> drivers?

No -- check out cards using the Ralink rt2500 chipset.
There's an open-source driver project at
rt2x00.serialmonkey.com, and it's quite stable in a
beta release. The company GPL'd a Linux driver and the
community has taken over development.

The Cnet CWP-854 PCI card has this chip and costs
under $30. Comes with an external antenna.

A list of hardware with rt2500 is here:


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