Subject: Re: anyone working on support for any 802.11 cards? :)
To: Jeff Rizzo <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/29/1999 11:34:03
Jeff Rizzo <> writes:
> I was just wondering if anyone was either working on support for
> any IEEE 802.11 PCMCIA cards, and if so, which model/manufacturer?
> Failing that, is anyone aware of support in Linux or FreeBSD (for the
> purposes of driver porting) of any 802.11 cards?

I'm unaware of any such efforts, but I think having 802.11 support
would be extremely cool. I'd guess that drivers are probably easy --
most cards do their best to look sort of like an ethernet of some kind 
so the overall differences from more conventional ethernet drivers
aren't that high.