card that does everything? :)
David.Dominick at delta.com
Wed Aug 29 23:15:28 EST 2001
This is not just the prism II cards. The Symbol and the Cisco both can do
monitor mode, but are also lower power. They Cannot be used with Antennas.
Those are the only 2 chipsets I could get into Monitor mode besides prism
II. I am sure that somebody has found others that can do monitor mode.
Lucent can do some of the functionality of monitor mode (see
netstumbler.com), but is not completely silent while performing this.
From: Iain [mailto:iain at minihub.org]
Sent: Tuesday, August 28, 2001 6:32 PM
To: Dominick, David; wireless at lists.samba.org
Subject: Re: card that does everything? :)
On Tue, 28 Aug 2001 23:39, Dominick, David wrote:
> you need the prism II chipset only if you are going to use one of the
> prebuilt programs. If you can write the algorithm yourself, then any card
> that you can put in monitor mode (i.e., Cisco, symbol, etc etc). The
Ok. Is there a list of cards that can be put in monitor mode? I was under
impression that the orinocco cards can't do this. Is this correct?
> problem is that I do not know of any of these that have an external
> antenna. You might try the linksys.
> The dlink card does not have an antenna (at least not the one I am using.
Similarly does anyone know of a list of cards that can behooked up to
> This is a problem that I have been running into a lot myself. The cards
> that work best in monitor mode also have the shortest range.
Do you mean the PrismII cards? Is this because of their lower power usage?
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