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 From:  Jim Thompson <jim at netgate dot com>
 To:  krt <kkrrtt at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  Lee Sharp <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org>, 'Mono Dev List' <m0n0wall dash dev at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>, Monowall Support List <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Re: [m0n0wall-dev] Add support for hardware button on WRAP
 Date:  Tue, 6 Mar 2007 01:51:20 -1000
On Mar 5, 2007, at 2:54 PM, krt wrote:

> Broadcom support would fix this problem, as you can find Broadcom  
> chip minipci nics all over eBay for a few bucks.

mostly because they suck.

> Let's all collectively groan at Broadcom's insistence upon shunning  
> the open source community.  Boo!
> Anyways, I've also found that Intel 2200/2300 NIC's are plentiful  
> in the 20-30 after shipping range.  It's possible that a source of  
> them could be found for larger and cheaper quantity purchases.  It  
> looks that way as a lot of the vendors have multiple auctions for  
> the same item at the same time, i.e. 25 dell truemobile somethings,  
> which are actually intel 2200's... etc.

You can have cheap radio, or you can have good radio.  Pick one.