[Cu-wireless] Quick NETGEAR MA301 802.11b Wireless PCI Adapter Question
pfolk at gargtech.com
Tue Nov 13 12:50:14 CST 2001
My impression (backed up by a small amount of experience) is that
these adapters are in fact general-purpose PCMCIA adaptors (tho some
may not support Cardbus, and many only have 1 slot).
>Before I had an actual wireless base station I used to use a linux box
>as my base station. So I ran into this question, and instead of
>paying $50 on a PCI adaptor specific to one wireless card, I dropped
>$120 to get a general purpose dual-slot pcmcia reader for my linux
>box. Then I could use any of my notebook's cards (ethernet, wireless,
>scsi, etc) in my desktop. It turned out to be very handy.
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