Wireless Security
looking for an atheros based usb dongle May 06 2008 09:13PM
Robin Wood (dninja gmail com) (1 replies)
Re: looking for an atheros based usb dongle May 07 2008 01:11AM
Richard Farina (sidhayn gmail com) (1 replies)
Re: looking for an atheros based usb dongle May 07 2008 07:52AM
Robin Wood (dninja gmail com)
2008/5/7 Richard Farina <sidhayn (at) gmail (dot) com [email concealed]>:
> I hope you don't plan on doing any hacking with such a device, the would be
> immoral. J/k, but seriously, madwifi doesn't support atheros usb, the only
> "atheros usb" that is supported properly in linux is the chip that was
> directly rebranded from zyxel and uses zd1211rw driver. This card works
> okay but I'm guessing you were looking for something supported by madwifi.
>
I'm really only after something to have in my desktop for either
kismet or to act as a victim when I'm testing tools which I generally
write and run from my laptop. I figured atheros just because I know
madwifi quite well but I suppose any well supported chipset will do.

Looks like a bit of googling will get me an answer now.

Thanks

Robin

> Just my 0.01 cents (bad exchange rate these days)
>
> -Rick Farina
>
>
>
> Robin Wood wrote:
>
> > Hi
> > Can anyone recommend a cheap Atheros based usb dongle? I've currently
> > got a RaLink PCI card in my desktop which I use occasionally but its
> > not 100% perfect so I'd rather have a small dongle I can just stick in
> > the back and forget about.
> >
> > Low power, internal antenna, anything like that is fine.
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> > Robin
> >
> >
> >
>
>

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