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    SubjectRe: Linux and IBM : "unauthorized" mini-PCI : TCPA updates
    On Wed, 2003-06-04 at 14:39, Derek Fawcus wrote:
    > I can't say I'm too suprised.
    > This is fuzy recall, but I seem to remember reading that 802.11? mini-PCI
    > cards are not type approved (radio licence) by themselves, but only in
    > combination with the system they are to be fitted in.
    > Hence they're not supposed to be available retail (now someone'll go and
    > point out where they are :-)

    Eerh, dumb question here: Is this MiniPCI Wlan cards in general or how ?
    I ask, because i've seen MiniPCI Wlan cards and i've seen cards that in
    fact are PC-Card Wlan cards and a PC-Card-to-PCI bridge put together on
    a MiniPCI card, just adding another PC-Card slot to your notebook and
    inserting a Wlan card there (Dell TrueMobile 1150).

    Martin List-Petersen
    martin at list-petersen dot dk
    Operating Systems Installed:
    * Debian GNU/Linux 2.1 4 CD Set ($20 from; price includes
    taxes, shipping, and a $3 donation to FSF). 2 CDs are binaries, 2 CDs
    complete source code;
    * Windows 98 Second Edition Upgrade Version ($136 through,
    price does not include taxes/shipping). Surprisingly, no source code
    is included.

    -- Bill Stilwell,

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