Category Archives: Overview

FreeMAC overview

The goal of this project is to write a firmware for all Conexant wireless chipsets from scratch. The advantages are : You will be able to run your wireless station on 100%-free software You can have high-quality wireless drivers, without suffering from firmware bugs or limitations that can’t be fixed because of proprietary licences You… Read More »

Netgear WG511

Warranty Limited 3 year warranty. Price range $30-$60 Where to buy Amazon PriceGrabber Reviews ZDNet What’s the power output and receiver sensitivity for this card? Has anyone got a V3.0 card working with this driver? Dmesg tells me ‘eth1: mgmt tx queue is still full’ repeatedly after the firmware load does a reset and then… Read More »

Chipsets and Wireless cards supported by the Linux prism54 driver

The prism54 Driver supports all Prism Frisbee, Prism GT, Prism Duette and Prism Indigo chipset based wireless cards. This file attempts to list all of the cards that use these chipsets. Note: Support for Xbow/Javelin will not be supported anytime soon. Chipset Marketing Name Default PCI ID 802.11a Capable 802.11b Capable 802.11g Capable ISL3877 Prism Indigo 1260:3877… Read More »

Firmware for the Linux prism54 driver

Mcgregor says “fsck it” Despite the warning below, I’m tired of users asking around helplessly where to find a firmware file. Globespan said they’d give us a license anyway, and since that may be delayed, I’m saying fsck it. So I’ve put them on my own dir: firmware for prism54 Firmware for prism54 We’re sorry but… Read More »