[kismac] Re: anybody uses KisMAC on a ibook G4?

  • From: "Javier Bonet" <jabonet@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: kismac@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2007 20:09:27 +0200 (CEST)

So, seems that the problems for me is that the supplied drivers for controling 
the Wifi on my Ibook G4 doesn't exist.

So the solution, is to buy and external Wifi device, that has a driver on the 
KisMAC list.

Anybody has any idea on which WiFi routers can be used with the drivers of 


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Sent: Thu, 26 Jul 2007 10:53:49 -0700
From: "John Warren" <xaive1@xxxxxxxxx>
To: kismac@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [kismac] Re: anybody uses KisMAC on a ibook G4?

> I cracked a WEP with an iBook G4 once using the airport extreme.  But
> it was a very controlled situation where I was generating a lot of
> traffic on my own AP and my password was only numbers.
> Recently I have used a Ralink device (with a macbook pro) to crack a
> WEP network (also my own) but with a much more complicated password
> and was only using the normal amount of traffic that we normally see.
> On 7/26/07, Lawrence Bean <lbean@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > kismac@xxxxxxxxxxxxx writes:
> > >Anybody uses KisMAC on a ibook G4, mine just doesn't work no matter what
> > >I try.
> >
> > I am using Kismac 0.21a on an iBook G4, OS10.4.
> >
> > I have successfully used it to sniff and get info with the built-in
> > airport extreme and two recommended USB wireless devices*, but I have
> > never successfully broken a WEP network with any of the three. The biggest
> > problem seems to be that none of the devices support packet injection into
> > an 802.11g hub, and I have never made the effort to set up or go out and
> > find an 802.11b network just to show it can be done.
> >
> > * Don't have them here to see the numbers, but one is a D-Link stand-alone
> > unit that needs a special revision number which I got off ebay, and the
> > other is a usb "thumb drive" style (WGL-something?).
> >
> >
> >

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