[driverloader] driverloader or madwifi

Bob Lockie bjlockie at lockie.ca
Fri May 28 01:17:21 EDT 2004

On 05/28/04 00:01 James Allman spoke:
> I recently switched from madwifi to driverloader for a supported card
> because I found the madwifi driver to be somewhat unstable especially
> when connecting through my Asus WL330 pocket access point when
> traveling. 
> I'm using an integrated Atheros 5211 on a Toshiba Satellite Pro 6100
> notebook running Fedora Core 1.
> - James
> On Thu, 2004-05-27 at 22:36, Bob Lockie wrote:
>>I am going to be buying a wifi card.
>>I can buy an expensive dlink which is supported by madwifi or a cheap 
>>xterasys that is not supported by madwifi but is supported by driverloader.
>>I think madwifi uses a closed source binary interface so my question is 
>>what is the difference between that and driveloader?
>>Are there any performance benefits to using driverloader?

I'm leaning towards the cheap card plus driverloader. :-)
It is an Xterasys XN-2522g with a TI chipset.

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