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Experiences with zd1211rw driver.
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barriew

Joined: 17 Oct 2006
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Location: Essex, UK

PostPosted: Mon 19 Feb 2007, 14:57    Post_subject:  Experiences with zd1211rw driver.
Sub_title: Can only get 11mb
 

I was pleased to find that my wifi USB adapter worked with the new zd1211rw driver in Puppy 2.14, especially as WPA now works Very Happy

However, I was surprised to find that it only works at 11mb whether I use WPA or no security. The proprietary zd1211b driver I used in Puppy 2.12 gave me 54mb. (I am comparing like for like - the PC and Router haven't moved!)

Its not a major issue as I rarely download large files, but I am just curious to know if anyone else has noticed the same effect.

Barrie
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heri

Joined: 19 Nov 2005
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PostPosted: Mon 05 Mar 2007, 13:13    Post_subject:  

Hello,

Yes, I am using 3Com 3CRUSB10075 usb wifi adapter (driver zd1211rw) and it works in Puppy 2.14. Its in DHCP and do not use WPA / WEP.

I don't know how to check its speed and the connection range (use it in my flat)

BTW, could you inform how to use zd1211b driver ?

All the best.

*newbie here*
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