Gallery: Installing draft-n WiFi in Psystar
The D-Link DWA-556 draft-n card in all its boxed glory.
A close-up of the D-Link DWA-556 card.
Another shot of the D-Link DWA-556 card.
D-Link DWA-556 unboxed
A peek inside the Open Computer case. You can see the PCI Express slot at the top of the open slots. Click the picture for a 800 pixel version
Installing the D-Link DWA-556 draft-n card in the open PCI Express slot in the Psystar Open Computer.
The back panel of the Open Computer after the D-Link DWA-556 card is installed - before the antennas are attached.
The D-Link DWA-556 with the three antennas attached. Changing the position of the antennas make a huge difference in WiFi reception.
The D-Link DWA-556 card is immediately detected by Mac OS 10.5.2 Leopard.
The Leopard Network System Preference sees the WiFi card but it's turned of by default.
Airport turns on without a problem in the Leopard Network System Preference. Still no IP though...
Airport is connected in the Leopard Network System Preference.
The first thing I tried to do after getting WiFi up and running was to run Apple's Software Update. It throws a (-1001) error, despite being connected to the Internet