Re: DWL-650 (not plus) woes.

From: Jerritt Collord (
Date: 2002-09-04 19:31:26 UTC

D-Link has an entry in FCC database for a card that in external photos is
shown with a "dwl-650" label, but uses the Atmel chipset. Its plastic around the antenna is different, with ridges instead of bumps.

FCCID: KA22002020015-1 Maybe?


On Wed, 4 Sep 2002 22:23:54 +0300, Jouni Malinen said:

> On Wed, Sep 04, 2002 at 10:26:33AM -0500, John Fulmer wrote:
> > Are there any known problems with the D-Link DWL-650 pcmcia card?
> > Not the new plus, but the older ones?
> I think there are different versions of the "old DWL-650". The one I
> have tested has quite old firmware (0.7.6) and older NIC version and
> requires an additional port reset to get the Host AP mode running.
> Other than that, it works fine.
> > I just bought one ($39 after rebate) and tried to put it in my
> > access point, and it just gave a kernel oops. The Linksys WPC11 I
> > have in there normally works like a champ.
> The driver should not give kernel oops no matter what card is used
> (i.e., if it does, it is a bug).. Could you please send me the oops
> message after it has been processed with ksymoops (i.e., with symbols
> resolved)?
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