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Date:      Wed, 11 Apr 2012 11:28:16 +0100
From:      Chris Whitehouse <cwhiteh@onetel.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: pcmcia wifi adapter that can be purchased?
Message-ID:  <4F855CC0.4060009@onetel.com>
In-Reply-To: <878vi3qk4h.fsf@neti.kendallshaw.com>
References:  <87obqzqyhm.fsf@neti.kendallshaw.com> <4F84AF58.2090306@onetel.com> <878vi3qk4h.fsf@neti.kendallshaw.com>

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On 10/04/2012 23:47, Kendall Shaw wrote:
> 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
Yes looks a bit more expensive there than ebay.
> 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?

My card is v5 with Marvell Libertas 88W8335 chip.

Chris



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