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Netgear WN511B

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Netgear WN511B

Manuf/OEM/ODM Foxconn U12H047

FCC approval date: 12 April 2006
UPC: 606449041521 (UPC DB, On eBay)
Country of manuf.: China

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Interface: PCMCIA (32-bit)

ID: 14e4:4329 (12 addl. devices) SS: 1385:7b00
Windows: PCI\VEN_14E4&DEV_4329&SUBSYS_7B001385

WI1 chip1: Broadcom BCM4321

WI1 chip2: Broadcom BCM2055

Antenna connector: none

bgn, 2x2:2

OUI: 00:14:6C (11 E, 18 W, 2005), 00:1F:33 (9 E, 12 W, 2007)

For a list of all currently documented Broadcom chipsets with specifications, see Broadcom.

RangeMax NEXT Wireless Notebook Adapter
 • Support page, Driver

Wi-Fi Certified (alt.) (as of 07/02/2007)

lspci -nnv dump[edit]

06:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4321 802.11b/g/n [14e4:4329] (rev 01)
        Subsystem: Netgear WN511B RangeMax NEXT Wireless Notebook Adapter [1385:7b00]
        Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 64, IRQ 19
        Memory at f1d00000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16K]
        Kernel driver in use: b43-pci-bridge

ssb + b43 info dump[edit]

[52485.372262] ssb: Found chip with id 0x4321, rev 0x01 and package 0x01
[52485.372286] ssb: Core 0 found: ChipCommon (cc 0x800, rev 0x12, vendor 0x4243)
[52485.372304] ssb: Core 1 found: IEEE 802.11 (cc 0x812, rev 0x0B, vendor 0x4243)
[52485.372328] ssb: Core 2 found: PCI-E (cc 0x820, rev 0x02, vendor 0x4243)
[52485.372339] ssb: Core 3 found: PCI (cc 0x804, rev 0x0D, vendor 0x4243)
[52485.372349] ssb: Core 4 found: USB 1.1 Host (cc 0x817, rev 0x04, vendor 0x4243)
[52485.428357] b43-phy37: Broadcom 4321 WLAN found (core revision 11)
[52485.472187] b43-phy37: Found PHY: Analog 5, Type 4 (N), Revision 1
[52485.496366] ssb: Sonics Silicon Backplane found on PCI device 0000:06:00.0
[52485.496562] ieee80211 phy37: Selected rate control algorithm 'minstrel_ht'
[52485.720155] b43-phy37: Loading firmware version 666.2 (2011-02-23 01:15:07)
[52485.816896] b43-phy37 ERROR: Fatal DMA error: 0x00000400, 0x00000000, 0x00000000, 0x00000000, 0x00000000, 0x00000000
[52485.816899] b43-phy37 ERROR: This device does not support DMA on your system. It will now be switched to PIO.
[52485.816901] b43-phy37: Controller RESET (DMA error) ...
[52486.032106] b43-phy37: Loading firmware version 666.2 (2011-02-23 01:15:07)
[52486.108190] b43-phy37 warning: Forced PIO by use_pio module parameter. This should not be needed and will result in lower performance.
[52486.128908] b43-phy37: Controller restarted
[52486.129278] IPv6: ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): wlan141: link is not ready