Prism 2/2.5/3 Driver
Linux driver for 802.11a/b/g NIC cards - Cardbus, PCI, or miniPCI - using Prism chipsets.
The following adapters sold by IBM use Prism chipsets:
- IBM High Rate Wireless LAN Mini-PCI Adapter with Modem
- IBM High Rate Wireless LAN Mini-PCI Adapter with Modem II
- IBM High Rate Wireless LAN Mini-PCI Adapter III
- IBM High Rate Wireless LAN PC Card
Project Homepage / Availability
The driver is considered stable
However, some people have experienced stability issues transfering large files, this driver typically handles such problem better then the orinoco driver, but still suffers from it.
Some people have suggested that upgrading the firmware will solve the problem.
Have a look here for firmware flash tools and firmware files.
- Fedora Packages: http://www.atrpms.net/name/hostap-driver/
- Gentoo Packages: http://packages.gentoo.org/search/?sstring=hostap-driver