[rescue] Re: scrap sparcbook

Mike Parson mparson at bl.org
Thu Nov 4 14:42:48 CST 2004

On Thu, Nov 04, 2004 at 10:28:42AM -0600, Mike Hebel wrote:
>> On Thu, Nov 04, 2004 at 09:23:45AM -0600, Mike Hebel wrote:
>>>> WiFi is provided by the Linksys WGA11B "Gaming Adapter" which still
>>>> has a lot of wires, but lets me use the device on the other side of
>>>> the house.  My battery doesn't even last 1 second, I need to get that
>>>> fixed sometime soon.
>>> Did you have any problems running this with WEP 128 enabled?  I'm
>>> having a hell of a time getting it to connect to the network properly.
>>> I suspect I'm going to have to completely diable WEP to get it to work
>>> or find another solution.
>> To be honest, I've only used it on completely open networks, no WEP,
>> yet.  I just got a Linksys WRT54G (yes, I've put the sveasoft flash on
>> it) for home, but I've got wireless turned off on it right now.  I'll
>> play with it more this weekend, I'll report back with what works and
>> what doesn't.
> That would be much appreciated as the WGA11B is small and honestly could
> be battery powered if it tried.  It's a good solution for non-pcmcia
> system like my old RDI Powerlite or my iMac mod project.

A friend of mine is (kinda) working on doing this with his old
Powerbook Duo and one of the small docks that has ether and scsi with
a lot of empty space in it.  Not batter-powered, but have a single,
self-contained wireless doc for his PB.

Michael Parson
mparson at bl.org

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