[Chugalug] 4th floor could use some wifi cards

Maxx Excaliber mrmaxx at spamcop.net
Sat Apr 6 11:49:10 UTC 2013

On 04/06/2013 06:35 AM, Mike Harrison wrote:
>> I'm up here looking at some surplus towers could be used for something.
>> Small probem they have nics but no wifi. All networking is wi-fi up 
>> here.
>> anyone got 8 or 9 wi fifi cards e-series gateways?
> In our office on Broad is a wifi to ethernet bridge that might be useful
> you can have.. I'd plug it into a hub/switch out in the floor and hook 
> up 2 or more systems. It's be slow, but work.
> Wished I could have made it to the 4th floor, but just got back from a 
> trip and needed to crash.
I have some (a couple) WiFi cards you can have. They would require some 
work to run under Linux. I got 'em like $5 each and when I got 'em I 
looked up the chipset and realized that you have to rebuild the kernel 
in order to get them to work with linux, so I gave up on them.

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