"I needed to connect my new desktop PC wirelessly from my second
floor office to my first floor network. As I started researching
the options for wireless USB adapters, I realized I might have some
work ahead of me. Wireless USB in Linux is still in the early
stages of development. But a little searching and some trial and
error led to a successful connection.
"While I did not expect the configuration to be easy, I did not
expect it to be especially difficult either. To be fair, a lot of
the complexities have nothing to do with the USB drivers, but are
more related to the device naming and mapping changes that occurred
in the upgrade from the 2.4 to the 2.6 kernel..."