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Re: Linux & Wireless networking

On Wed, Jan 23, 2002 at 03:08:39PM +0000, mike808@users.sourceforge.net wrote:
> Only diff b/w Gold and Silver is 64-bit vs 128-bit WEP. Since WEP is
> useless, go for the cheaper silver cards. Pricewatch is running around $70.

Personally, I'd look at it the other way.  You might want to use
128-bit WEP (worthless though it may be) at some point, so why not pay
a couple bucks extra for the Gold card?

> Other cards (e.g. the Airports) have higher power outputs in the more
> expensive cards. Higher power = longer range, plain and simple.

Which isn't necessarily a good thing.  A crappy signal can make up for
lack of security.  ;-)

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