In article <BB1EB4F4.36AA%rhermosomindspring.com>,
Rafael Hermoso <rhermosomindspring.com> wrote:
You must first get the wireless base station (whatever it is) to display> On 6/23/03 9:48 AM, in article
> [email]tomstiller-FFD5AC.09484823062003news.comcast.giganews.com[/email], "Tom Stiller"
> <tomstillercomcast.net> wrote:
>> How is that done?> > In article <Xns93A3547A66000downhomecom188.8.131.52>,
> > Vito <Photoman15myway.com> wrote:
> >> >> >> [email]slavinshearsay.demon.co.uk[/email]localhost (Simon Slavin) wrote in
> >> news:BB1C0AAE96682CD2CC0.0.0.0:
> >>> In article <Xns93A062E552F17downhomecom184.108.40.206>,
> >>> Me <Photoman15myway.com> wrote:
> >>>> I was just given an I-Book (500?). It has an AirPort card installed. I
> >>>> checked a little and saw that it is 802.11b. Is there any way I can make
> >>>> it connect with a wireless access point that is NOT an AirPort base?
> >>> 802.11b does not mean 'AirPort'. It's a widely-used standard and
> >>> almost all wireless access points use it. Chances are that your
> >>> iBook (not 'I-Book') can use your SMC just fine.
> >> Thanks. What I meant that it was 802.11b compliant. I did get it to work
> >> with the SMC Wireless Access Point, but I had to turn of 128 bit WEP
> >> encryption as I don't know how or if the iBook can do that.
> > The iBook AirPort can do 128 bit WEP but the algorithms for transforming
> > passwords to keys is different. You save to transport the WEP keys
> > using the hexadecimal notation.
its WEP password in hex. Copy down the digit string. On the iBook,
select the AirPort icon from the right end of the menubar, turn on the
AirPort, and select "Other..." as the base station. From the panel thus
opened, enter the network name and then choose the correct form of
password entry from the "Password" drop-down. Enter the hex digit
string that you copied down.
PGP fingerprint = 5108 DDB2 9761 EDE5 E7E3
7BDA 71ED 6496 99C0 C7CF