Friday, January 17, 2003
So last weekend, after my frustrations with the SpeedStream PCI PCMCIA adapter, I borrowed the adapter that Larry had bought from [Netgate]. The netgate adapter is based on the [Ricoh chipset] and works perfectly in Linux.
So with a working PCI adapter, I tried setting up [cqure ap].
Follow the instructions:
The net-modules.tgz file can be downloaded here:
Be sure to modify cqureap.conf to set the ethernet driver you will be using.
The problem I have run into, however, is that the ethernet driver doesn't load. So the AP did come up, and I did get an IP and a strong signal from it, but since it had no ethernet driver working, it couldn't connect to the outside world, unfortunately. E-mails to cqure's author haven't been answered yet, so this weekend I'm going to mess with it some more to try and get it working.
Bottom line: if you're looking for a PCI to PCMCIA adapter, get [the one from Netgate], it works and works well.
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