Re: Intel PRO/Wireless 2100 vs. Broadcom BCM9430x

From: Jeremy Fitzhardinge (
Date: Thu Jun 12 2003 - 16:57:22 EST

On Thu, 2003-06-12 at 14:52, Anders Karlsson wrote:
> 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.

No, you're right, its just that it isn't TCPA which does the checking;
it's the plain old BIOS. In other words, IBM are being painful and
irritating, but at least they're not being sinister, painful and


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