NetGear MA401 and MA301

Michael Firkins michael at home.lyppard.com.au
Tue May 6 15:57:03 CST 2003


Hi.

* Matthew Geddes <mgeddes at tellurian.com.au> [2003-05-06 15:51]:
> Hi all,
> 
> I'm having problem with my MA401 and MA301 NetGear cards under Linux. In
> both cases, I'm running Debian 3.0 release with a 2.4.20 kernel (that's
> been slightly patched). Neither card seem to work with any of the
> modules that the documentation claim they should.

Sorry, can't help. I stopped using Netgear cards after they switched the
chipset on one of their tulip cards on me. I'd suggest grabbing a $14
Realtek while you sort it out :)

M.

> 
> The driver from the netgear site locks my machine, as does the stuff
> from linux-wlan.org (which is where the netgear stuff is derived
> anyway). :-(
> 
> The funny thing is (well, Greg might disagree :-)) that both work very
> nicely using the wi driver in the FreeBSD 5.0 kernel running on the same
> hardware.
> 
> Has anyone out there solved a similar problem or have any suggestions
> for getting this stuff working under Linux?
> 
> Matt
> 
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