Supported Wireless Cards

Ow Mun Heng ow.mun.heng
Fri Mar 19 01:13:45 PST 2004

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ugo Campiglio [mailto:ugo.campiglio at]
> Sent: Friday, March 19, 2004 5:10 PM
> To: hostap at
> Subject: Supported Wireless Cards
> Hi everybody,
> I am looking for a card that can be purchased now and that is 
> supported 
> by linux and that I can use with hostapd.
> I found on a website a list in which there was NetGear 
> 802.11b Wirelless 
> PC Card 16-bit PCMCIA Model MA401. Up to the site, it is supposed to 
> work on linux, but when I plugged it the kernel gives "unsupported 
> card"/. Is this card supposed to work?
> Otherwise can you give me some references to pick a card 
> from? Thank you,
> Ugo

Didn't I answer this somewhere else?

Yea.. it works.. I use it on RH9 and FC1.

U need to ensure that you have the orinoco_cs/orinoco/hermes drivers
compiled into the kernel or as a module.

Hostapd drivers can be used as well. Tested that too.. 

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