I did buy this card, and have it now, even though FedEx Ground delivered
it to someone with the same name as mine living 30 miles away. I had to
drive there to pick up the package! I'll try installing the new card on
my laptop tonight.
Greenbelt, Maryland, USA
On Sat, 2004-07-31 at 07:37, Robert L Cochran wrote:
> Thank you very much. I especially appreciate the details you give, I'll
> need to refer to them.
> I think I'll buy the card.
> On Sat, 2004-07-31 at 01:21, Lars Tewes wrote:
> > Hi Robert,
> > RLC> Has anyone used the Buffalo WLI-CB-G54A Cardbus adapter with ndiswrapper
> > RLC> and succeeded? This card offers an external antenna connector, and I
> > RLC> really want to build an external antenna for connecting to the card when
> > RLC> I am using my laptop outside my home.
> > RLC> Bob Cochran
> > well, yes and it works perfectly! The connection is very stable and I
> > never had any problems, either with or without external "Magnet
> > base antenna"
> > ( http://www.wimo.com/cgi-bin/verteiler.pl?url=wlanomniin_e.htm )
> > I use ndiswrapper 0.8-rc2 (haven't tested 0.8/0.9-pre, never change a
> > running system :) with the Broadcom driver from HP/Compaq:
> > ftp://ftp.compaq.com/pub/softpaq/sp23001-23500/SP23085.exe
> > You may have to change the default values of "IBSS54gtmMode" and
> > "IBSS54gtmProtectionMode" in bcmwl5a.inf in order to use full 54Mbit/s,
> > otherwise it might fall back to 11Mbit/s. The values are explained in
> > the .inf file itself.
> > If you have to, be sure to change them two times as they can be found
> > in "g.options.reg" as well as in "bg.options.reg".
> > The Compaq driver mentioned above is DriverVer=07/17/2003, 220.127.116.11.
> > I also tested some newer versions, but for me, this version seems to
> > be most reliable in conjunction with the Buffalo WLI-CB-G54A.
> > Very nice work, ndiswrapper team, thanks alot!
> > Lars
> > P.S.: why is the Reply-To header to
> > ndiswrapper-general@... missing?
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