[ltp] Mini-PCI 802.11b on R40?

Mike Evans linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Fri, 05 Dec 2003 13:44:51 -0700

Hi Peter,
I also have a R40 2681 and saw that IBM supports the Cisco Aironet 
Mini-PCI card, which has Cisco Linux drivers.  I just ordered one, so 
I'll be able to tell you how it went in a couple days.


Sinoros-Szabo Peter wrote:

>Have you bought that IBM 11a/b/g WLAN mini-PCI card? I am planning the
>same, so it would be great to know if it works for you. I have the same
>R40 :)
>On Wed Sep 17 17:54:10 -0400 2003, Mark Carroll wrote:
>>Thanks to everyone for the help and the interesting discussion. The
>>31P9701 card (IBM 11a/b/g WLAN mini-PCI) is apparently good for my R40
>>(the 2681) and it's based on the Atheros 5212 or some other thing that the
>>MADWIFI driver should be able to deal with? I just want to be absolutely
>>sure before paying out $100. (-: At least, the online copy of the IBM user
>>manual for it describes the R40 as a machine you might be installing it
>>in, which is encouraging from the BIOS rejection point of view.