D-link DWL-520 not 520+

Andrew Barr barr.156
Sun Feb 1 09:50:40 PST 2004

The DWL-520 rev. A, B, and E are Prism cards.

Revision D uses a Realtek chipset that is not well-supported by Linux.

HostAP only works with cards based on the Intersil Prism chipsets.



> -----Original Message-----
> From: hostap-bounces+barr.156=osu.edu at shmoo.com 
> [mailto:hostap-bounces+barr.156=osu.edu at shmoo.com] On Behalf Of sub
> Sent: Saturday, January 31, 2004 8:13 PM
> To: hostap at shmoo.com
> Subject: D-link DWL-520 not 520+
> I read at many places that DWL 520 works with "prism 2" 
> driver. So try that driver. I have DWL 520 rev. D and I just 
> installed Mandrake 9.2 so soon I will be trying that driver 
> out. So if you already got it working let me know how to do 
> it or if I get it working I will let you know how.
> Thanx :)
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