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Re: Recommendations for Mini PCIe 802.11b/g card?

On Thu,21.May.09, 23:55:56, Mark Shroyer wrote:
> My laptop's Intel 3945BG card won't connect to half of the APs that I
> want it to--and even when it does work, I can only squeeze about 9 Mbps
> out of it in 802.11g mode.  So I'd like to replace it with something
> that works better with Debian Lenny.  Can anyone recommend a really
> rock-solid 802.11b/g Mini PCI Express card that has an equally solid
> driver in Lenny?
How can you tell another card would do better?

> (I've read the compatibility lists, but there's nothing like first-hand
> experience to say what works and what doesn't.  E.g., on paper my 3945BG
> should have been fine, but in practice it turned out to be problematic.)

I'm happy with my 4965 (AGN), but don't move a lot with my laptop.

> My "wish list":
>   * 802.11b/g support
>   * WPA2
>   * Compatibility with Lenny's 2.6.26 kernel
with additional firmware

>   * Non-wholesale availability in the United States
>   * 802.11n support a plus, but not required

If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
(Albert Einstein)

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