Re: Wireless networking cards that would work with Redhat 7.2?`
From: General Schvantzkoph (schvantzkoph_at_yahoo.com)
Date: Mon, 12 Sep 2005 09:44:05 -0400
On Sun, 11 Sep 2005 21:49:45 -0700, Kompu Kid wrote:
> Hello All:
> I am looking for a WLAN card that would work with Redhat 7.2. Any
> advice would be appreciated.
> Here is some background info:
> I have a Redhat 7.2 Linux computer that I would like to network with a
> wireless LAN card.
> I have been looking at the archives of usenet groups to get an idea as
> to which card would work, but most discussions are on newer releases of
> Upgrading to a new version of Unix is not quite an option for me at
> this point.
> I checked the Linksys site and they may still have 802.11b cards. They
> refer the user to ftp://ftp.linux-wlan.org/pub/linux-wlan-ng . I am not
> sure if the drivers there would work with RH 7.2.
First off you need to upgrade to a modern distribution, no currently
available card is going to be supported in RH7.2. Put Fedora Core 4 on
your machine, don't do an upgrade do a clean install, RH7.2 is way to old
for an upgrade to work. Then you can do a search for Linux compatible
cards, if the card has support in the current kernel then it will work in