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- Chipset: Marvell W8300
- pciid: 11ab:1fa6
- Driver: http://www.asus.com.tw/support/download/item.aspx?ModelName=WL-138G
- Driver: The asus driver hasn't worked for me. Instead, I used the WinXP driver on the CD. Its available at ftp://ftp.dlink.com/Wireless/dwlg510/Drivers/dwlg510_driver_100.zip
Works with WEP and WPA with TKIP cipher. May need iwpriv wlan0 ndis_reset when changing essid.
Dlink driver has worked fairly stable on ndiswrapper 1.2 but is rock solid on ndiswrapper 1.5, at least for me. This was tested on Arch Linux, kernel 2.6.11 up to 2.6.14, SMP, PREEMPT, Pentium3, default stack settings. ndiswrapper 1.4 OOPses and locks hard, unstable, even with uniprocessor kernel. Only WEP was tested.
I use this card under ndiswrapper 1.2 on a gentoo 2.6.12 kernel without problem. See this thread . One thing: if the network goes down, rmmod ndiswrapper FAST and reinsert it to prevent a kernel panic. Only tested with 1.2.