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Date:      Tue, 10 Apr 2012 15:47:58 -0700
From:      Kendall Shaw <kshaw@kendallshaw.com>
To:        User Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: pcmcia wifi adapter that can be purchased?
Message-ID:  <878vi3qk4h.fsf@neti.kendallshaw.com>
In-Reply-To: <4F84AF58.2090306@onetel.com> (Chris Whitehouse's message of "Tue, 10 Apr 2012 23:08:24 +0100")
References:  <87obqzqyhm.fsf@neti.kendallshaw.com> <4F84AF58.2090306@onetel.com>

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Chris Whitehouse <cwhiteh@onetel.com> writes:

> On 10/04/2012 18:37, Kendall Shaw wrote:
>>
>> Do you happen to know of a PCMCIA Type II wireless adapter that is
>> currently being sold online that supports WPA under freebsd 9.0?
>> Alternately, a USB 1.0 adapter? I would rather keep the USB ports free
>> for other uses.
>
> Linksys WPC54G works with malo driver (check the man page if you get
> one) and is available on ebay. I haven't had one in regular use but I
> just did a flood ping on 9.0R i386 and it showed less than 1% packet
> loss.
>
> Chris

Thanks. Oops... I clicked too soon and bought from Amazon. The bwi/bwn
man pages say the version 3 of the adapter is supported. Amazon doesn't
say what version. Is the malo driver for newer versions of the adapter?

Thanks to the other poster for suggesting looking at the bwi/bmn man
pages.

Kendall



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