[Soekris] Net 4501 Mini PCI and Linux
jim at netgate.com
Wed Sep 4 20:45:36 UTC 2002
uh, a Lucent card has a PCI/PCMCIA bridge on it from TI.
prism2.5 cards are straight PCI.
both work in my 4501, without any changes
On Wednesday, September 4, 2002, at 12:36 PM, Terry Schmidt wrote:
>> I've been trying to get my nice shiny new 4501 to use a mini pci
>> wlan adapter. I cant even get the thing to load. From what I've read
>> should load on the PCMCIA bus, I have kernel support for pci but it
>> doesn't seem to work.. I know there must be something I'm missing.
>> browsed the archives and even done a good search on them. I cant this
>> anywhere, so if it's a repost, sorry...
> Your mini PCI wlan card is probably going to show up as a PCI device,
> as a PCMCIA device. I've used the Orinoco mini pci, and Senao mini pci
> card in my 4501, and both appeared fine as PCI cards. Under Linux do
> "lspci" to look at your pci devices. Now you will just need to use the
> appropriate driver. wlan-ng, hostap, and the kernel all have support
> pci 802.11 devices.
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