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Re: OT: 802.11b/g mini-PCI card that is known to work with linux-mips (A

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Subject: Re: OT: 802.11b/g mini-PCI card that is known to work with linux-mips (Au1550)
From: David Goodenough <david.goodenough@btconnect.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 17:56:45 +0000
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On Tuesday 24 January 2006 16:45, Clem Taylor wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I realize this is a bit off topic, but I was wondering if anyone has
> any experience using 802.11 mini-PCI cards with linux-mips? It sounds
> like many of the 802.11b/g chipsets only have closed-source drivers
> which means I'm out of luck for linux-mips. I was wondering if anyone
> can recommend a chipset or specific mini-PCI card that is known to
> work with linux-mips. I'm using an AMD Alchemy Au1550.
>
>                                Thanks,
>                                Clem Taylor
If you look at the OpenWrt project you will see that various wireless
cards are found in the hardware that OpenWrt supports.  There are 
Prism, Atheros, Broadcomm, TI and RaLink cards as I recall.  Almost
all of the OpenWrt hardware is Mips based, some is I386 or AR7.

David

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