[PLUG-TALK] USB WiFi

M. Edward (Ed) Borasky znmeb at cesmail.net
Sun Oct 5 18:21:55 PDT 2008


On Sun, 2008-10-05 at 17:33 -0700, Rich Shepard wrote:
> On Sat, 4 Oct 2008, Russell Senior wrote:
> 
> > Power varies by device.  If you are looking for a higher-powered USB
> > wifi adapter, this one looks pretty sweet and it has (not personally
> > tested) linux drivers:
> >
> >  http://www.expressnets.com/sales/proddetail.asp?prod=EXPUSB200
> 
>    The ExpressNet support responded to my questions. It has a Realtek chip
> set, and the power is 23dbm. The product description page on their web site
> says that it runs with the linux 2.6 kernels, so I assume it's not as
> distribution-sensitive as is Keith's. My notebook runs Slackware, not
> Gentoo, Ubuntu, or openSuSE so we'll soon add a fourth distribution to the
> Realtek USB WiFi devices.

Which 2.6 kernel is Slackware using now? The Realtek drivers are
relatively new to the kernel proper.

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