On Fri, 26 Sep 2003, Brad Knowles wrote: > At 7:20 PM -0400 2003/09/25, Derrick J Brashear wrote: > > > There's no useful info I can find about the chipset in the Airport > > Extreme, > > It's based on Broadcom. This is why D-Link, Buffalo, and Linksys > cards can be bought from third parties and plugged in, and will be > recognized as "Apple Airport Extreme" cards. However, the driver > doesn't seem to understand having more than one "Airport" card > plugged into the machine, so if you have a built-in it will have to > be physically removed (not just turned off -- I tried that) before > you can use the third-party card. Sorry, let me rephrase: "I can find no chipset documentation" for the chipset in the Airport Extremes. > > and none of the other stumbler tools I saw were active tools, so > > I'll guess anything else which supports it won't have enough information > > to allow borrowing to be useful. > > I understand that MacStumbler already supports them. I haven't > had a chance to confirm this or not, as I have not disassembled my > PowerBook G4 so that I could disable my built-in Airport card. Ah. I have no extreme, so I could try it, except that I don't have one of the other ones either. I wonder if there's anything around that would make it worthwhile to have one.