Re: recommended usb wifi device?

2014-06-15 Thread Greg Rivers
On Tue, 4 Feb 2014, Adrian Chadd wrote: I promise I'll write a 7260 driver soon. if it's not done by bsdcan, twist my arm. Has there been any (hopefully polite) twisting yet? Does the 7260 support AP mode? Seems this chip set is becoming more and more common. -- Greg Rivers

Re: recommended usb wifi device?

2014-06-15 Thread Adrian Chadd
I mostly ran out of energy and motivation to write this. I'm trying to get the basic firmware loading bits done tonight. The linux driver is .. special. -a On 15 June 2014 19:59, Greg Rivers gcr+freebsd-wirel...@tharned.org wrote: On Tue, 4 Feb 2014, Adrian Chadd wrote: I promise I'll

Re: recommended usb wifi device?

2014-02-12 Thread Ian Smith
On Tue, 11 Feb 2014 10:38:35 -0800, Colin Percival wrote: On 02/11/14 09:32, Ian Smith wrote: On Mon, 10 Feb 2014 16:12:44 -0800, Colin Percival wrote: I purchased this (http://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B00AM2NBYS/) and it arrived today: ugen1.3: Ralink at usbus1

Re: recommended usb wifi device?

2014-02-11 Thread Ian Smith
On Mon, 10 Feb 2014 16:12:44 -0800, Colin Percival wrote: On 02/04/14 16:50, Colin Percival wrote: Thanks! It turns out to be nontrivial to find devices using that chipset given its age, but I managed to find an Engenius EUB9707 on Amazon. With luck I'll be able to report back

Re: recommended usb wifi device?

2014-02-11 Thread Colin Percival
On 02/11/14 09:32, Ian Smith wrote: On Mon, 10 Feb 2014 16:12:44 -0800, Colin Percival wrote: On 02/04/14 16:50, Colin Percival wrote: Thanks! It turns out to be nontrivial to find devices using that chipset given its age, but I managed to find an Engenius EUB9707 on Amazon. With

Re: recommended usb wifi device?

2014-02-10 Thread Colin Percival
On 02/04/14 16:50, Colin Percival wrote: Thanks! It turns out to be nontrivial to find devices using that chipset given its age, but I managed to find an Engenius EUB9707 on Amazon. With luck I'll be able to report back in a couple weeks to confirm that it works. :-) I purchased this

recommended usb wifi device?

2014-02-04 Thread Colin Percival
Hi all, Can anyone recommend a USB wifi device with a functional driver? I'm looking at getting a new laptop soon but it will probably have an Intel 7260 chipset, so I'm looking for another option for wifi connectivity while we wait for Adrian to write that driver. ;-) -- Colin Percival

Re: recommended usb wifi device?

2014-02-04 Thread Pedro Flynn
Hi Colin, I'm very satisfied with the Ralink 3070 based USB devices, which I have different models from different manufacturers. Though I'm facing some problems that are specific to FreeBSD 10.0 and working in access point mode, they work very well both in client and access point modes. These

Re: recommended usb wifi device?

2014-02-04 Thread Waitman Gobble
On 2/4/2014 2:32 PM, Pedro Flynn wrote: Hi Colin, I'm very satisfied with the Ralink 3070 based USB devices, which I have different models from different manufacturers. Though I'm facing some problems that are specific to FreeBSD 10.0 and working in access point mode, they work very well

Re: recommended usb wifi device?

2014-02-04 Thread Colin Percival
Hi Pedro, On 02/04/14 14:32, Pedro Flynn wrote: I'm very satisfied with the Ralink 3070 based USB devices, which I have different models from different manufacturers. Though I'm facing some problems that are specific to FreeBSD 10.0 and working in access point mode, they work very well

Re: recommended usb wifi device?

2014-02-04 Thread Colin Percival
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

Re: recommended usb wifi device?

2014-02-04 Thread Waitman Gobble
On 2/4/2014 4:55 PM, Colin Percival wrote: 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

Re: recommended usb wifi device?

2014-02-04 Thread Warren Block
On Tue, 4 Feb 2014, Waitman Gobble wrote: On 2/4/2014 4:55 PM, Colin Percival wrote: 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

Re: recommended usb wifi device?

2014-02-04 Thread Adrian Chadd
I promise I'll write a 7260 driver soon. if it's not done by bsdcan, twist my arm. -a On 4 February 2014 17:02, Waitman Gobble uzi...@da3m0n8t3r.com wrote: On 2/4/2014 4:55 PM, Colin Percival wrote: On 02/04/14 16:01, Waitman Gobble wrote: Ralink is a good choice esp. for USB. You might

Re: recommended usb wifi device?

2014-02-04 Thread Waitman Gobble
On Tue, February 4, 2014 5:30 pm, Warren Block wrote: On Tue, 4 Feb 2014, Waitman Gobble wrote: On 2/4/2014 4:55 PM, Colin Percival wrote: 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