From: Michael Codanti (michael_at_civis.com)
Date: 2002-05-30 23:32:39 UTC
> I would like to try to put more than one Demarc
> 100mW PCMCIA card into a PC as an AP. I want to do this
> on the PCI bus but I'm not sure if there are PCI/PCMCIA
> adapters that HostAP will work with.
A PCI/PCMCIA adapter just puts a PCMCIA (or CardBus) slot off of your PCI bus. So HostAP just works with them as it would with a laptop.
> I've seen that the PLX chipset is supported, but I don't
> know if there are any PLX based PCMCIA adapter cards
> or if this is even possible.
PLX adapters are specific for the PC Card
> I assume that the PCI/PCMCIA adapter cards do not need
> card services (which would be a nice thing).
You still have to run card services because it is just a PCMCIA slot, it isn't magically turning your card into a PCI one.
(At least this is what I understand)