Aha! Wonderful, thanks. I had not thought about it, but it turns out that NewEgg's
customer feedback seems like an excellent source of verification. I was looking at this
card, and found about a dozen folks specifically saying they used it with linux, even
mentioning the versions, and since none of them said anything other than "worked out
of the box" I've ordered it.
It was also $15 which is a boat-load cheaper than anything else I've seen in a
Thanks to all others who replied too (Ken, I very nearly went with the USB device you
"You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is
wise by his questions." — Naguib Mahfouz
----- Original Message ----
From: Andrew Joakimsen <joakimsen(a)gmail.com>
To: Simon Roberts <thorpflyer(a)yahoo.com>
Sent: Wednesday, January 21, 2009 7:45:18 AM
Subject: Re: [opensuse] PCI wireless card?
I am using a "Rosewill" (brand of newweg.com
) PCI card. Bought approx
3 months ago and has an RALink chipset. It just needed the firmware, I
believe that is ralink-firmware in non-oss repo.
I suppose I should add this info in the HCL.
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