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SMC Networks

SMCWCB-G

Chipset:ATHEROS 5212
Interface:Cardbus (32)
Antenna Connector:Integrated (no Antenna)
Device Information:manfid:0x0271,0x0012
Notes: Ok with Fedora Core 4 Kernel 2.6.17-1.2142_FC4. The Livona rpms version (20060128) had trouble, but newer version (dnloaded 2006-09-02) are ok. SMC part no: 99-012084-433.
Notes: Tried with Debian Etch 4.0 on a via cn700 chipset motherboard.Installed madwifi tools following this link http://kineticbands.com/knowledge/entry/2/ When inserted this card, at times the machine gets stuck. Cant find out the reason for it.

SMCWCB-G US

Chipset:Atheros 5212
Interface:Cardbus (32)
Antenna Connector:Integrated (no Antenna)
Device Information:vendor 0x168c device 0x001a
Notes: works on Fedora Core 6, kernel 2.6.22.14-72.fc6 (madwifi 0.9.3.3 with just make;make install;modprobe ath_pci) SMC part no: 98-012084-681.

SMCWCB-G EU

Chipset:ATHEROS 5212
Interface:Cardbus (32)
Antenna Connector:Integrated (no Antenna)
Device Information:manfid:0x0271,0x0012
Notes: OK with Slackware 10.0 Kernel 2.4.29 && madwifi 2005-07-07 NOT WITH LATEST (surprisingly). The latest version keeps complaining about "wifi0: no wireless extensions", whereas version 20050707 works well (and calls the device ath0, as I expected).
URL: http://www.smc.com/index.cfm?event=viewProduct&localeCode=ES_ESP&pid=1508 http://www.smc.com/files/AK%5CDS_WCB_G.pdf

SMCWCB-G EU

Chipset:Atheros 5???
Interface:Cardbus (32)
Antenna Connector:Integrated (no Antenna)
Device Information:168c:001a (rev 01) Subsystem: 1113:ee20
Notes:OK with WPA on Ubuntu Breezy and Dapper Drake (see UserDocs/Distro/Ubuntu) with the linux-restricted-modules package. However this package is not on the Ubuntu Dapper Drake Live CD
URL:http://www.smc.com/files/AK%5CDS_WCB_G.pdf

SMCWCBT-G / SMCWCBT-G EU

Chipset:ATHEROS 5212
Interface:Cardbus (32)
Antenna Connector:Integrated (no Antenna)
Device Information:manfid:0x0271,0x0012
Notes: Works well with the 0.9.2 release, the LEDS work following the LED udev instructions. SMC part no: 99-012084-436
(...cont) (EU) works ok with latest SVN release, except for the leds which don't come up. SMC part no: 99-012084-438
URL: http://smc.com/index.cfm?event=viewProduct&localeCode=EN_USA&cid=5&scid=&pid=1447
(...cont) (EU) http://www.smc.com/index.cfm?event=viewProduct&localeCode=ES_ESP&pid=1448

SMCWPCI-G / SMCWPCI-G EU

Chipset:AR2413 (802.11b/g)
Interface:PCI
Antenna Connector:1 x Coaxial Antenna
Device Information:168c:001a
Notes: works well with Debian, FC4 and madwifi driver, automatic detected by Suse10, WPA-PSK working; association to APs with hidden ESSID does not work on channel 12 and 13 as of 0.9.1, see ticket #734. Works with WPA-PSK on amd64 Gentoo using wpa_supplicant-0.4.9 and madwifi-0.9.1. WARNING: According to SMC Engineering newer revisions of this card have been switched to a RealTek? chipset for RoHS compliance! not supported by Madwifi, you need a different driver!
Notes: works well with Slackware 12.1 (kernel 2.6.25.2), madwifi-0.9.4
URL: http://www.smc.com/index.cfm?event=viewProduct&localeCode=DE_DEU&pid=1461

SMCWPCIT-G / SMCWPCIT-G EU

Chipset:AR5212 (Atheros 802.11b/g)
Interface:PCI 2.2 (Problems experienced with PCI 2.1 slot)
Antenna Connector:1 x RP-SMA
Notes: Turbo mode 108Mbps. Works very well with Debian GNU/Linux and Gentoo. SMCWPCIT-G-CA is the same as far as I can tell.
URL: http://www.smc.com/index.cfm?event=viewProduct&localeCode=DE_DEU&cid=5&scid=&pid=1451

2336W-AG

Chipset: AR5212 (Atheros)
URL:
Interface:Cardbus (32)
Antenna Connector:None
Device Information:manfid: 0x0271, 0xa336
Notes:Compiled and installed for Mandrake 10.1. READ THE WIKI, the answers are all here! The LINK and ACT lights do not work.
FCC-ID:HEDWN6301BAC

2536W-AG

Chipset:AR5001 (802.11a/b/g)
URL:http://www.smc.com[...]
Interface:Cardbus (32)
Antenna Connector:None
Device Information:manfid: 0x0271, 0x0012
FCC-ID:NI3-AT54V114