CNet Wireless-G PCI 54 Mbps 802.11g

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The CNet Wireless-G PCI 54 Mbps 802.11g network card uses the CWC-854 chip.

[edit] Kernel support

Official story regarding this card is:

On 2005-Jan-10 I have written an e-mail to CNet asking if their card 
CNet CWC-854 is supported under Linux, judging from their reply it is. 

The reply is quoted below.

'''CNet WLAN card CWC-854 and Linux compatibility'''

Dear Linas Jakucionis :
Pls download the source code driver from the follow link :
It's use the ralink chip , http://www.ralinktech.com.tw/drivers/Linux/RT2500-Linux-STA-1.4.5.0.zip
Thanks~
========================Best Regards========================
CNet Technology Inc. Taiwan
Horace Chung
Technical Support,
886-3-5786666 EXT 642
http://www.cnet.com.tw
No. 15, Park Avenue II, Hsinchu Science Park ,
Hsin-Chu City , Taiwan , R.O.C.
==========================================================
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Linas Jakucionis" <********>
> To: <******@cnet.com.tw>
> Sent: Tuesday, January 11, 2005 7:18 AM
> Subject: Linux and CWC- 854
>
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I am considering buying CWC-854 wireless network card. Does it work with
>> Linux with either your or any 3rd party drivers?
>>
>> --
>> Linas Jakucionis

(http://bro1.centras.info/linux_cnet_cwc-854.html)

[edit] Software driver license

The drivers are under the GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE Version 2'. They are free software.

It is safe, and very good, to support hardware corporations who use the ralink chip.

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