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Re: help with airport card on g3 powerbook

On 9/7/05, Matthias Grimm <matthiasgrimm@users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
> If you don't use the Apple base station you have to disable encrypted
> communication in the acces point, because the original Apple Airport
> card only supports 40Bit WEP which is not longer supported by recent
> access points. They use 128bit WEP or WPA. The Apple Airport card can't
> connect to base stations configured for 128Bit WEP or WPA.

Are you sure of this? My router is set to 128Bit Hex. It's also an
option in OS X.

> In my configuration the key is set with wireless-key1, but you only
> need this key if your base station is able to talk WEP40.

Again, are you sure? I was under the impression you use this if your
access point uses multiple keys, regardless of which WEP. 128 can use
multiple keys as well.

Chris Martin
Web Developer
Open Source & Web Standards Advocate

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