Re: Intel PRO/Wireless 2100 vs. Broadcom BCM9430x

From: Anders Karlsson (
Date: Thu Jun 12 2003 - 16:52:04 EST

On Thu, 2003-06-12 at 22:17, Jeremy Fitzhardinge wrote:
> On Thu, 2003-06-12 at 13:37, Anders Karlsson wrote:
> > And that is if your laptop will allow such a card to be plugged in and
> > used of course. Thinkpads with the tcpa chip in them might not allow
> > such a card,
> Nothing to do with TCPA: my laptop doesn't have one, and it objects to
> "foreign" wireless cards. Plain old BIOS is enough.

I based my statement on a discussion from about a week ago on the list
and that seemed to indicate that the IBM Thinkpads had a 'white-list'
of sorts to allow only some specific mini-PCI cards. IIRC it was the
T40, R40 and X31 that was affected.

Apologies if my statement was incorrect.


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