Re: help with airport card on g3 powerbook
On 9/7/05, Matthias Grimm <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.
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