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 From:  "g.walters" <g dot walters at dslextreme dot com>
 To:  Manuel Kasper <mk at neon1 dot net>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Can't seem to find a WiFi card that works
 Date:  Sat, 27 Dec 2003 20:00 -0800
Thanks. I found one that works.

...... Original Message .......
On Sat, 27 Dec 2003 10:21:22 +0100 Manuel Kasper <mk at neon1 dot net> wrote:
>On 27.12.2003, at 09:56, g.walters wrote:
>> I can't seem to find a PCMCIA or PCI card that works. I have tried a
>> D-Link DWL-650 Rev M1, but I get a 'couldn't reset prism 2.5 core' 
>> error.
>There are so many revisions of the DWL-650 with different chipsets. The 
>M1 revision has a Realtek chipset, which is unfortunately not supported 
>by FreeBSD (yet).
>> Tried a D-Link
>> DWL-520 Rev E1 and Linksys WPC11 Ver 4 but they aren't even 
>> recognized. I
>DWL-520 E1 should actually have a PRISM chipset, but I can tell from 
>Googling around a bit that something must be strange about this card as 
>other people seem to have problems with it under Linux too. The WPC11 
>Ver. 4 has the dreaded Realtek chipset as well, so that's why it 
>doesn't work. :(
>> tried a
>> borrowed Cisco AIR-PCM352 and that did work so I know the hardware is 
>> ok. I
>> am running it on a P1 233 MMX booting from a HD.
>> Any ideas?
>Get some Senao card, e.g. from www.netgate.com. Those are decent cards 
>and known to work with FreeBSD/m0n0wall.