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Re: NetBSD on MacBook 4.1

On 10 August 2012 08:19, Luke Maurits <> wrote:
> On Thu, 9 Aug 2012 17:10:56 +0100
> David Brownlee <> wrote:
>> In the shorter term one option could be a USB mini wifi dongle - (the
>> ones that stick out about 5mm from the machine). They tend to start
>> from around $5 on eBay but again I don't know which chipsets would be
>> supported.
>> Actually at that price I've just ordered one myself to have a play...
> I would be very interested to hear about it if you happen to find one
> of those little 5mm USB wifi devices that is easily supported by NetBSD.

Jeff Rizzo suggsted the EW-7811UN. I've just bought one from eBay and
it works well for me (using it to send this
email now). The firmware files have to be installed manually, so the
manpage probably needs updating, but very happy for GBP 8.95 delivered

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