[nSLUG] gNewSense drivers question

Ian Campbell ian at slu.ms
Sat Feb 7 04:47:22 AST 2009


On Fri, Feb 06, 2009 at 10:54:25PM -0400, Jack Warkentin wrote:
> 2. SMP support is not an  issue for me since my AMD64 Athlon 3200+ 
> processor is not multicore.

Ok.

> 3. wpa_supplicant support is not needed since WEP, WPA and WPA2 are 
> built in to the driver.

Be that as it may, NetworkManager won't (or at least didn't) work
with it before.

> Most distros I have tried out in the last year or more want the rt2x00 
> driver to be used. Not one of the network management tools supplied by 
> those distros has been able to configure the card and the WPA2 
> configuration that I am using that works. Every time I fall back to the 
> tried and true, with absolutely no problems.

Good to know. I thought it might, that's unfortunate that it doesn't
work.



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