On Tue, 2005-04-05 at 15:43 -0700, darren kirby wrote: > quoth the Grant: > > I've been screwed over by Netgear for being a Linux user and I need to > > spread the word. I've been having a seriously difficult time getting > > my Gentoo machines reliably connected to my wireless network for > > almost 6 months. The software end of things is finally rock solid and > > I now realize that one of my 3 wireless cards works only sometimes. > > Luckily, I have two of that card. One copy works every time in two > > different machines and the other works sometimes in them. > > > > Very long story short, they will not replace my bad card because I > > can't try it in Windows. I even explained to them that I bought 3 > > Netgear wireless cards and one Netgear router through Dell 6 months > > ago. Even after a lot of yelling and bad noise they would not budge. > > The rep said he agreed with me but that that it is out of his hands. > > He also would not put me on the phone with his supervisor. > > > > - Grant > > Allthough I am not sure this is the best place for a personal rant against > some company, I am sorry to hear of your bad luck.
Maybe not, but here is another one that is a prime example of why not to trust netgear: http://dev.gentoo.org/~spider/netgear.txt In short, their "Gigabit" cards don't support network traffic... //Spider -- begin .signature Tortured users / Laughing in pain See Microsoft KB Article Q265230 for more information. end
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