On 02/04/14 16:01, Waitman Gobble wrote:
> Ralink is a good choice esp. for USB. You might have trouble using other
> supported chipsets which are connected to the USB port.
> 
> Also note that the wireless card in the laptop can be replaced for about ten
> bucks. It's typically the easiest thing to replace in a laptop. If you decide 
> to
> swap out your wifi card I'd recommend Atheros.

I considered that, but I've heard rumours about laptop BIOSes blacklisting
wifi cards from other manufacturers, so I figured a USB device was an easier
solution.

-- 
Colin Percival
Security Officer Emeritus, FreeBSD | The power to serve
Founder, Tarsnap | www.tarsnap.com | Online backups for the truly paranoid
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