[TriLUG] Re: Dell Latitude D620 laptop
dbrain at gmail.com
Wed May 24 09:40:28 EDT 2006
I'm not sure if this is the case for the system in question, but at
some point didn't certain vendors BIOS limit the PCI IDs of WIFI
cards, such that only 'blessed' cards would work. I seem to recall
that being an issue a while back.
Having said that I replaced the card in my laptop just with a 2915 -
On 5/24/06, David A. Cafaro <dac at trilug.org> wrote:
> You can purchase the 3945 and 2915 Intel mini-pci cards from many
> vendors. And you don't necessarily need a centrino compatible system to
> use them.
> I purchases an Intel 2915ABG card from newegg and it is happily running
> in my Transmetta Efficeon based laptop (about as for from centrino as
> you can get). The Intel drivers are built into the newer kernels and
> the firmware is an easy download.
> Here's the card:
> I had been using a Prism54 based card but got tired or not being able to
> use WPA with it. I'm not happily using WPA with the Intel based card.
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