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Date:      Thu, 7 Apr 2011 17:41:34 +0300
From:      Odhiambo Washington <odhiambo@gmail.com>
To:        FreeBSD <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Linksys-E4200 Wireless N-router
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On Thu, Apr 7, 2011 at 17:32, Carmel <carmel_ny@hotmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, 7 Apr 2011 17:00:43 +0300
> Odhiambo Washington <odhiambo@gmail.com> articulated:
>
> > On Thu, Apr 7, 2011 at 15:54, Carmel <carmel_ny@hotmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > I was wondering if anyone here has had any experience with a
> > > "Linksys-E4200 Wireless N-router"
> > > <
> > >
> http://homestore.cisco.com/en-us/Routers/Linksys-E4200-MaximumPerformance-Wirelessn-router_stcVVproductId122703236VVcatId551966VVviewprod.htm?icid=meet-series-e4200-image-btn&src2=meet-eseries-e4200-image-btn
> > > >?
> > >
> > > I know that FreeBSD probably does not support its wireless
> > > functions as it employs 802.11n wireless technology; however, other
> > > than that does anyone have any first hand knowledge of this unit?
> > >
> > > I have a rather old Linksys "WRT150N Wireless" that I am considering
> > > replacing with something more robust.
> > >
> > > I have a mixture of both Windows and FreeBSD machines. I can use the
> > > windows PCs to get the router configured, etcetera and use them and
> > > the printer via a wireless connection. The FreeBSD units will have
> > > to be connected directly unfortunately.
> > >
> > >
> > Look at http://www.freebsd.org/releases/8.2R/hardware.html#WLAN
> >
> > If you identify a WiFi card on that list and install it on your
> > FreeBSD box, then you can connect with wireless!
>
> Odhiambo, please don't CC me. I don't need multiple copies of the same
> post.
>

Sorry. I hit reply-all and it CCed you.


>
> If you look carefully at that list, which by the way I have done
> previously, their are scant few "802.11n" wireless cards listed. The
> few that might work appear to be lower end units. I have Linksys WMP300N
> units installed in my older PCs. The newer units will have the Linksys
> WMP600N installed. They are not listed on the URL listed above.
>

If it is not listed, there is no guarantee.


> At least one of my Laptops has a Intel Centrino Wireless-N1030, 1x2 bgn
> (2.4GHz) + Bluetooth device installed. I am not even sure if that is
> supported, although at the present time I don't require it since it runs
> Windows-7.
>

You can get the Live DVD and test that quite easily.




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Odhiambo WASHINGTON,
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