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Re: Linux & Wireless networking
On Wed, Jan 23, 2002 at 03:08:39PM +0000, email@example.com 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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