I have a spare 802.11abg router that can be borrowed if you like.

-Doug Ausmus

On Wed, Jun 24, 2009 at 11:34 AM, Andrew Greenberg<and...@psas.pdx.edu> wrote:
> Wuhoo! And *whew*. That's great news.
>
> So what's the easy and quick way to test the 802.11a functionality?
> Should I go ahead and get another couple of these puppies so we can do
> direct tests between them? Or should we try and dig up a 802.11a access
> point somewhere? Anyone out there have an old 802.11a* access point out
> there?
>
> Andrew
>
> Josh Triplett wrote:
>> We just tested the D-Link DWL-160 802.11abg USB device, and it seems to
>> work perfectly with Linux 2.6.30 and the in-kernel ar9170 driver.  We
>> successfully connected to an 802.11b network on the PSU campus, and this
>> email demonstrates that it can communicate. :)
>>
>> As an added surprise, when we went to search for the firmware for this
>> card, we discovered that the ar9170 driver
>> <http://linuxwireless.org/en/users/Drivers/ar9170> has GPLed firmware
>> <http://linuxwireless.org/en/users/Drivers/ar9170.fw>, buildable with an
>> SH2 toolchain.  (We haven't tried it yet.)
>>
>> We haven't tested 802.11a yet, but we think this one's a winner.
>>
>> - Josh Triplett and Jamey Sharp
>>
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