[Soekris] Soekris 4521 PCMCIA Card Recommendations
dyoung at pobox.com
Thu Aug 26 18:30:37 UTC 2004
On Wed, Aug 25, 2004 at 11:58:09PM +0200, Wim Vandeputte wrote:
> Dear David,
> On Mon, Aug 23, 2004 at 07:01:15PM -0400, David Post wrote:
> > What are your recommendations for PCMCIA hardware that would serve in an
> > AP capacity? I am told I should look into Prism based cards... EnGenius
> > has come up.
> > What are your experiences with robustness and manufacturer product
> > support? If you have had experience with PCMCIA vs. miniPCI which would
> > you recommend?
> Basicly, for 11b, "nobody gets fired for buying Prism 2.5"
Prism 2.5 uses an inordinate amount of CPU with programmed I/O and its
(buggy) firmware keeps you at arms length from important radio parameters.
There are not great alternatives, but Atheros sometimes works.
David Young OJC Technologies
dyoung at ojctech.com Urbana, IL * (217) 278-3933
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