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Which wifi usb sticks work with puppy?
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jjholly

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PostPosted: Mon 25 Dec 2006, 17:48    Post subject:  Which wifi usb sticks work with puppy?
Subject description: Also what software do i need.
 

Hi, can anyone tell me what wifi usb sticks work with puppy and what software do i need to use with them.
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trapster


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PostPosted: Tue 26 Dec 2006, 15:18    Post subject:  

The Blitzz wireless usb stick works for me. I believe I used ndiswrapper with the .inf and .sys files that came with the stick
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GeoffS

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PostPosted: Wed 27 Dec 2006, 06:20    Post subject:  

Hi - Netgear WG111 works OK for me - needs ndiswrapper and the windows driver disc for the .inf etc files.
If you have the windows drivers many will work with ndiswrapper.
Geoff
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jonyo

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PostPosted: Thu 28 Dec 2006, 20:05    Post subject:    

Just installed a d-link dwl g122 ver B (rt2500 chipset) usb using windows inf file only (NetRTUSB .inf) with onboard puppy ndiswrapper & ethernet wizard.

Works A-1, stable & at rated (g) speed of 54Mbps with puppy ver 2.12, live cd setup.

Lap is a gateway mx 3410 with amd turion 64 TL-50
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kirk

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PostPosted: Fri 29 Dec 2006, 23:57    Post subject:  

jonyo,

The rt2570 usb wifi is supported in puppy, just modprobe rt2570.

Ralink is very well supported in linux.
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PostPosted: Sat 30 Dec 2006, 16:44    Post subject:  

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PostPosted: Tue 02 Jan 2007, 17:12    Post subject:  

Just to add to my own note (work in progress..) the d-link mentioned here has now worked A-1 on 3 laptops & 1 desktop that i've tried so far, all running live cd pup ver 2.12. Other machines (lap) are Gateway m-520 & Acer Travelmate 2420. Don't have the desktop info other than think it's a Systemax L335 that came preloaded with Linspire.

jonyo wrote:
Just installed a d-link dwl g122 ver B (rt2500 chipset) usb using windows inf file only (NetRTUSB .inf) with onboard puppy ndiswrapper & ethernet wizard.

Works A-1, stable & at rated (g) speed of 54Mbps with puppy ver 2.12, live cd setup.

Lap is a gateway mx 3410 with amd turion 64 TL-50.
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ps. tried out the emoticons, clicked on one, ended up at dead page & lost my note. Anyone know what that's about?

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jonyo

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PostPosted: Wed 03 Jan 2007, 23:43    Post subject:  

Might you have the exact info for the Netgear wg 111? As i understand, there are different versions.

Anyone try one of these (or have info)?

http://search.ebay.ca/ZyDAS-USB_W0QQfromZR40QQssPageNameZRC0021

GeoffS wrote:
Hi - Netgear WG111 works OK for me - needs ndiswrapper and the windows driver disc for the .inf etc files.
If you have the windows drivers many will work with ndiswrapper.
Geoff
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