Wireless Security
Acer Iconia USB port May 01 2011 10:33AM
Robin Wood (robin digininja org) (1 replies)
Re: Acer Iconia USB port May 03 2011 07:15PM
dragorn kismetwireless net (2 replies)
Re: Acer Iconia USB port May 03 2011 08:34PM
Robin Wood (robin digininja org) (1 replies)
Re: Acer Iconia USB port May 04 2011 02:47PM
dragorn kismetwireless net
Re: Acer Iconia USB port May 03 2011 08:23PM
Andrew Becherer (andrew becherer org)
On Tue, May 3, 2011 at 12:15 PM, <dragorn (at) kismetwireless (dot) net [email concealed]> wrote:
> On Sun, May 01, 2011 at 11:33:19AM +0100, Robin Wood wrote:
>> I was playing with an Acer Iconia yesterday and noticed it has a USB
>> port on it and was wondering about the possibility of adding an
>> external wifi adaptor and using it for testing.

> The fundamental problem with the android platform is, as you noticed,
> the wifi card and drivers.
>
> If you have a rooted device which supports USB host (I don't know
> anyhting about this particular device) then you can probably do
> something, yes.  Many android devices do not support host.

Chris Paget was able to get USB host working on a Motorola Droid. This
type of stuff is going to be highly device specific. You might want to
check out Chris' blog for inspiration:

http://www.tombom.co.uk/blog/?p=124

--
Andrew Becherer

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