[nycbug-talk] Wireless Cards for OSX
macuser at nac.net
Wed Oct 27 19:32:49 EDT 2004
On Wednesday, October 27, 2004, at 02:28 PM, Isaac Levy wrote:
>>> I'm under the impression this is a problem for most G cards?
>> Looking at the kismac wiki, it appears that the AE card is Broadcom
>> and that other broadcom cards have the same issue. Of course if you
>> have a powerbook with a pcmcia slot, you're all set as you can throw
>> just about any card in there.
>> Any chipset that allows "passive" capture can do WEP cracking, but
>> currently the Broadcom cards don't allow this. A rundown on "active
>> vs. passive" is here:
>> Supported cards are here:
I received a link to this page
<http://home.earthlink.net/~metaphyzx/Wireless.htm> via a list I'm on
for older Mac clones (yes, I'm running OS X on a pre-G3 beige Umax
S900) and while the page I'm linking to is OS X specific it does do a
nice job of summarizing chipsets and models and cross-reference
material as needed. Worth a look.
On OS X
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