building a WAP - card questions

Peter peter at peter.dyndns.info
Mon Jul 19 15:03:02 EDT 2004


hi,

the netgear ma311 also works with pci 2.1

from /proc/pci  (or lspci,scanpci..):
Host bridge: Intel Corp. 440BX/ZX/DX - 82443BX/ZX/DX Host bridge (rev
3).

from http://www.intel.com/design/chipsets/mature/450_440.htm :
PCI 2.1

have fun,
peter


On 19 Jul 2004 12:54:48 -0500
rdc1x at comcast.net (Robert D. Crawford) wrote:

> I am going to build a WAP and have a few questions concerning the card
> I have chosen.  Nothing has been written in stone, though, so other
> solutions/recommendations are welcome.
> 
> I think I am going to go with the Netgear MA311.  This card seems to
> be what I need (external antenna, prism based, pci) butI have a few
> questions as to if it will work in my server.  The specs state that
> the card requires pci v.2.2 and a PIII processor. The server in
> question is a Compaq ProLiant 800 with a PII 400.  How can I find out
> if the pci bus is 2.2?  The machine is currently running RH 7.x (7.2,
> I think) but will be upgraded to Debian as soon as I get around to it
> (and a free day to do the setup).
> 
> Any help/pointers/other will be greatly appreciated.  Any other needed
> info can be provided, but I am not sure what info might be needed.
> 
> Thank you,
> 
> rdc
> 
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