[TriLUG] Re: wireless for beige g3
paul at enetx.net
Mon Apr 19 09:52:27 EDT 2004
On Mon, 2004-04-19 at 09:07, Wing D Lizard wrote:
> What about a device that has 802.11 in and Ethernet out? Isn't this
> what an access point does? can I use a cheap router on both ends?
the device link i mentioned in the other post is of similar description.
you plug your ethernet into the wireless device, and the device itself
handles the wireless piece without interaction from the OS or drivers on
> It seems like the xbox and ps2 adapters would need a device
> like this.
> Wing D Lizard wrote:
> > I would like to connect my beige g3 up to a wireless network.
> > Ideally it would be nice to have it work linux and macos (
> > 9.2 and/or 10.1).
> > I have a usb card in this system and it works ( I can see
> > a usb harddrive), so a usb based wireless adapter would
> > be ideal.
> > unfortunately, all of the wireless adapters I've found say
> > 'need pc pruning windows'. I found one that required mac
> > os 10.2, but I do not have it yet ( it's going to be a kids
> > pc -- i picked it up cheap, and don't want to sink too
> > much into such an old computer).
> > Q: What are my wireless options? support for linux/macos 9.2
> > and 10.1?
> > thanks.
> > b\375
> > ps: didn't wireless start with the mac? and now I can't find
> > wireless adapters for it?
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