[kismac] Re: MAC Spoofing with ibook G3

  • From: Derrick J Brashear <shadow@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: kismac@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2003 01:55:23 -0500 (EST)

On Wed, 29 Oct 2003, Ryan Verner wrote:

> On Wed, 29 Oct 2003 00:19:33 -0500 (EST), Derrick J Brashear wrote
> > I have an Airport card which is apparently French and thus won't let
> > me use channels 1-9. I thought perhaps I could convince it to take Orinoco
> > firmware since the Mac is uninterested in flash updating it, but no such
> > luck.
> Hm, I thought the Mac OS X driver flashed the card in the Airport slot on
> every boot or something, although now that I think of it, it wouldn't make
> sense unless it has trouble seeing the card.
> I used to stick my Orinoco cards in the slot on my old Powerbook to update
> them with 8.1x firmware back when I needed 128-bit WEP support.

(well, that's the opposite of what i tried, of course)

> Wonder if there's some way you can convince the mac it needs flashing.  Given,
> I wonder if the French version of OS X does flash the firmware, but with some
> version that gives less channels.  That said though, none of this makes
> terribly much sense, really.

i couldn't find a way to do it, but admittedly i don't know what to try,
either. yeah, it's sort of weird, but a bit of hunting with google will
tell you other people have the same problem, so i know i'm not nuts.

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