[Techtalk] identifying chipsets

Maria Blackmore mariab at cats.meow.at
Mon Jun 23 23:08:37 EST 2003

On Mon, 23 Jun 2003, Carla Schroder wrote:

> OK, I fear I am becoming a bore on this subject. But here I go anyway. :) This 
> wireless on Linux business is vexing. Is there an easy way to identify the 
> chipset used in the card? By easy I mean not having to spend hours on hold 
> with the manufacturer.


Just look up the FCC id :)


You can get a fantastic quantity of info here, in some cases ranging up to
circuit layouts and board layout prints, almost always including the
chipsets used

have fun :)


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