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Multi-OS wifi

By whtddusy516
Aug 21, 2006
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  1. In a previous thread I asked about wifi on a Mac, now its with a Linux machine. Does anyone know a Wifi device (USB or PCI) that would work with MS, OS X, and Linux? If not all of them at least two, Because it seems like im getting no where with my DWL-G132 (besides XP).

    Thanks, AJ
     
  2. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 5,899

    The WiFi card included in most Intel Centrino packages is pretty well supported under Windows & Linux. I have no idea for Mac OSX though.
     
  3. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 9,431

    I'd say anything that works under Mac OS will work in Linux too. Not to mention that you can use ndiswrapper to make Linux work with Windows drivers.
     
  4. whtddusy516

    whtddusy516 TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 201

  5. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 9,431

    "Updated 02-February-2004" :D
     
  6. whtddusy516

    whtddusy516 TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 201

    hmm lol...well even if that is old, the Atheros chipset in a G132 is fairly new, and i have not found anything on people using them with linux, or if i have theyre old topics and no one responded to them
     
  7. whtddusy516

    whtddusy516 TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 201

    ahh good news, i went back to ndiswrappers site and went to the hardware wiki site, and found that the DWL-G132 [both revisions] are capable with linux.

    Now would anyone be able to tell me how exactly im goign to get this to work? or could you point me in the direction of where someone could help?

    Thanks
     
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