New 802.11g Wireless Standard

Vladimir Ivaschenko hazard at hazard.maks.net
Sun Feb 9 13:38:54 EST 2003


Sun, Feb 09, 2003 at 07:28:16PM +0100 Jacques Caron wrote about Re: New 802.11g Wireless Standard

> > > As far as I know, there are no cards yet available with the newer PRISM
> > > chipsets that are 802.11g capable, but I might be wrong...
> >
> >There are. D-Link DWL-G650, NetGear WG511, Linksys WMP54G are based on
> >Intersil's Prism GT chipset.
> 
> Cool. Anybody tried putting one of those in a PC and seeing what the hostap 
> driver says? Probably need to add some vendor IDs, of course, but maybe the 
> firmware interface is backwards compatible?

These cards use bus mastering instead of PIO used in 802.11b
Prism chipsets, so I doubt it will work.

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