D-Link DWL-610 (DWL-510)
Laptops are great, I got a Compaq Presario 700 and it
works like a charm running Linux and all. Recently I got
this really good offer from a friend of mine to buy a
D-Link 713P router, which I did ofcourse. Now, having a
wireless router, I had to get a wl card to my
laptop. I went to the nearest computer store and
grabbed the first D-Link card I saw, knowing it would
probably to be pain in the ass to set up in Linux. Anyway,
since I got it all working I might aswell share my
experience, I bet somebody out there is doing the same
mistakes I did.
Updated (2004-03-30): Added SSID and WEP security to script.
Updated (2004-02-19): Apparently the RealTek driver also works with the DWL-510 card.
I use my wireless card with DHCP, this is a good way if
you want to hook up in most places. I also only load the
driver module when using the card. I placed the
rtl8180_24x.o module in the /lib/modules/2.4.20/net
The DHCP client I use is pump and it works just fine, there are others aswell.
I have two scripts that I use, wlanup and wlandown.
Linux PCMCIA Information
Wireless Tools for Linux
Another story about getting Realtek8180 to work
D-Link DWL-610 (D-Link seem to have removed this product info from their site)