Re: wavelan cards question: orinoco is/is not avaya?
david presotto <presotto <at> closedmind.org>
2002-09-01 13:37:39 GMT
In my 9 month stint with Avaya, we were selling Orinoco cards under
the Avaya trademark. However, as I was leaving (in March) the talk
was to drop Orinoco in favor of something else for our rebrand.
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From: <nigel <at> 9fs.org>
To: <9fans <at> cse.psu.edu>
Sent: Friday, August 30, 2002 11:07 AM
Subject: Re: [9fans] wavelan cards question: orinoco is/is not avaya?
> > I don't think Avaya cards have anything to do
> > with Orinoco. The WaveLAN/Orinoco cards went
> > to Agere, and have recently been bought by Proxim.
> 1. A quick search of the 'net suggests that the Avaya card
> has the Hermes chipset (www.hoelzner.de/security/wlan.php),
> same as Orinoco
> 2. The FreeBSD driver does not have any special recognition in
> it for Avaya, yet the releases notes specially mention support.
> 3. Avaya sell exactly the same range of products as Orinoco, right
> down to the sexy range extender antenna, and 'silver' and
> 'gold' cards
> I think it will identify itself as Lucent/Wavelan. You can check this
> of course.