January 28, 2002

Wireless Network Technology III: Adding Wireless to a Linux-based laptop

Author: JT Smith

MozillaQuest Magazine (MozillaQuest.com) reports: "Not all wireless-network PC Card adapters are supported for the Linux operating system (OS) by their manufacturers . . . Even if you have either a vendor or third-party supplied Linux driver for a wireless-network PC Card, getting that wireless PC Card to work with your Linux installation can be tricky . . .Today, we successfully use a third-party driver to run a wireless-network PC Card on a Linux-based notebook computer. An important Part of doing this is editing the PCMCIA startup-script. That's necessary so the Linux boot process will automatically load the wireless PC Card at boot time."
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