Re: Best card for the prism2 Host AP mode

From: Bryan D. Payne (
Date: 2002-03-28 14:22:54 UTC

If you go with the Compaq, make sure that you do get the WL100. They have a new model out that looks the same, but does not have a Prism2 chipset.


On Thu, 28 Mar 2002, Rodrigo Sancinetti wrote:

> Hi!
> I'm going to buy a pcmcia card to use in a laptop as an access point
> with the prism2 driver. In the clients I intend to use the Lucent
> WaveLAN cards.
> Do anybody know which card is the "best one" to use as an access point?
> The file prism2.conf shows some supported cards. Do anybody has anything
> against the Compaq WL100 11Mb/s WLAN Card, or the D-Link DWL-650 11Mbps
> WLAN Card?
> I need a card which has all the docummentation and source code easily
> available.
> I'm using Red Hat 7.2 and kernel 2.4.7-10.
> Thanks in advance,
> Rodrigo

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