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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
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-- Bill Stilwell,

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