[kismac] Re: off - nextel wireless broadband

  • From: Lasse Jespersen <elj@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: kismac@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 11 May 2004 20:24:06 +0200

the driver that, in my opinion, supports the most cards, is 'wi' in
*bsd. i also like the way you can control wireless networking in thes
operating systems ( it's very easy ), so you might want to look into
this if all else fails.. it should not be hard to dualboot openbsd with
osx. i assume you have yellowdog or something like that?


On Tue, 2004-05-11 at 18:58, Stefan Jeglinski wrote:
> Nextel has initiated broadband wireless coverage in my area (Ral-Dur 
> USA) after a brief trial period. The PC card in use is the Flarion 
> ct-1000. It works with Windows only, but there's no evidence that 
> there is anything special or proprietary going on, In fact, a Nextel 
> drone told me that OSX/Linux should work, but it merely "not 
> supported." This generally means a driver needs to be written, but 
> that the only proprietary info might be related to the chipset and 
> not the access itself.
> Anyone here know what might be involved in more detail, getting this 
> to work in OSX (or Linux)?
> Stefan Jeglinski
Lasse Jespersen <elj@xxxxxxxxx>

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