06-29-2010 12:25 PM - edited 06-29-2010 12:40 PM
My R51 2895-AU3 has a 2100 3b wifi card that works fine. The hmm says I can
upgrade with a 2200 bg, 2925 abg, or a 3945 abg. Which is the best/most current
Intel Pro wireless I can use? And ... any suggestions for a Linux live cd distro that
will run on this laptop?
06-30-2010 09:16 PM
You can't use 3945ABG since it's a mini-PCI-e card, and your machine calls for mini-PCI.
If you're keen on Intel, 2200BG would be my preferred choice. Also, IBM (Atheros) b/g and a/b/g card will work just fine in that R51.
As for Linux, Ubuntu is always a good place to start IMO.
07-03-2010 11:44 AM
Thanks for the wifi card clarification George! I had no luck with Knoppix or Ubuntu
live cds but Mepis 8.0 works great. I notice you dual boot XPP/Mint on 4 of your
laptops ... might give Mint a whirl on mine too. Thanks again!