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  1. Summary
  2. PCMCIA

Summary

  • Model - This is the full device model as noted on the box.
  • Chipset - Chipset vendor name, chipset name, vendor code, and device code. For example, if one was looking for a PCI device:

    lspci -vvnn | grep Network
    04:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8188CE 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter [10ec:8176] (rev 01)

    It's the 'Realtek', 'RTL8188CE', and '[10ec:8176] (rev 01)'.

  • Driver - For a PCI device:

    lspci -vvnn | grep -A 9 Network | grep Kernel
            Kernel driver in use: rtl8192ce

    It's the 'rtl8192ce'.

  • Works "out of the box"
    • Yes - It works perfectly with no manual modifications, or degraded performance.
    • No - It doesn't work at all, has degraded performance, or requires manual configuration to make it work. Please add a comment to what you had to do to get it to work if this was possible, as well as a URL to an outstanding Launchpad bug report to address the issues encountered.

PCMCIA

Model

Chipset

Driver

Works "out of the box"

Comments

Last Updated

Aria extreme Cardbus

Broadcom

bcm43xx

No

Xubuntu 6.10 .. Powerbook G4 (Model: A1001) .. Works well after installing fwcutter, installing & modifying the wpasupplicant, running the following script in terminal: sudo /usr/share/bcm43xx-fwcutter/install_bcm43xx_firmware.sh, and after installing network-manager-gnome -- as instructed on these 2 pages: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/Driver/bcm43xx/Edgy and https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/WPAHowTo.

2/14/2007


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HardwareSupportComponentsWirelessNetworkCardsSonnet (last edited 2015-04-19 17:17:47 by penalvch)