Subject: Re: DWL-520
To: None <>
From: David Young <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/26/2003 00:36:55
On Wed, Nov 26, 2003 at 12:50:49AM -0500, Michael Hertrick wrote:
>    Stores around here are once again is carrying the plain old 
> DWL-520's based on the Prism2.5 chipset, cheap too.  So I picked one up 
> this evening, to replace my 520+ abomination, and tried using it on 
> -current.

Is your computer very old? In half the computers that I have plugged
a DWL-520 into, the green power light will not even come on, no matter
what OS. I had better luck with computers from after 1996 or 1997.

> BTW, I say "late-model" only because for all I know the card was 
> recently manufactured and, if so, could differ slightly from the older 
> cards.

Late-model DWL-520s use the Realtek chipset.


David Young             OJC Technologies      Urbana, IL * (217) 278-3933