Best cardbus card for WPA?

Wilfried Klaebe wk-hostap
Sat Oct 2 00:15:19 PDT 2004

Am Fri, Oct 01, 2004 at 07:54:14PM -0700 schrieb x-hostap at
> My goal is not to run an access point; I just want my laptop to be
> able to use WPA over 802.11b or 802.11g.  But I don't want to load a
> binary Windows driver via ndiswrapper or linuxant, I want to use an
> open source driver.  So, it seems to me that the best way to do this
> is to use a card supported by the HostAP driver and to use
> wpa_supplicant.  If there's another way to go about it, I'd be glad to
> hear about that too.

ORiNOCO a/b/g cards or other Atheros based cards can be driven with 
madwifi ( madwifi is open source,
except the HAL, which cannot be open source because of a NDA.

It works very fine here with WPA on linux.

Regards, Wilfried
Irgendwas ist ja immer...

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