[kismac] Re: setup

  • From: Brad Knowles <brad.knowles@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: kismac@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2003 21:30:59 +0100

At 7:28 PM -0800 2003/10/30, Daren Fentiman wrote:

>  My question is what the best config is to take advantage of this card?
>  I use it under kismac running the macjack driver, and it seems to work
>  fine. It does crash when I sort the columns  via wep/ non wep etc.

        Myself, I have a PowerBook G4/866 with 1GB of RAM, MacOS X 
10.2.8, an internal AirPort card, and a Senao 2511 CD-Plus. 
Actually, the PowerBook G4 is dead at the moment, and I'm currently 
using a PowerBook G3/400 with 1GB of RAM, using the 40GB hard drive 
from the PowerBook G4, but I can talk to you about my experiences.

>  I want to be able to use this as my main card.
>  I found a driver from IOXperts that will drive the card. (they want to
>  charge for there driver) it goes dead after 30 min.

        That's the best one available

>  Then I found another free driver from http://sourceforge.net/

        Doesn't do WEP.  In my experience, it's not as good as the IOXperts 

>  Is there a better driver?

        IOXperts.  Dirt cheap.

>  Can I use the airport card, and the Senao card at the same time.

        Yup.  I've done it.  You can use either card as your primary 
interface, but I would recommend not trying to use them both at the 
same time.  Decide which one you want to use with KisMac, and use the 
other one to actually access the network.

        You can also use the other card to do things like flood pinging 
other devices on the network, so that you can try to capture enough 
packets quickly to crack your WEP password.  Depending on which card 
you pick for which function, you might also be able to do MAC 
spoofing on the other card, too.

Brad Knowles, <brad.knowles@xxxxxxxxx>

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