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Testing procedures for a good WiFi card
From: rexykik at gmail.com (Karl Schuttler)
Date: Wed, 6 May 2009 01:50:37 -0400

lspci should tell what chipset it is

On Tue, May 5, 2009 at 10:43 PM, Adrian Crenshaw <irongeek at irongeek.com> wrote:
Sounds good, but how would I test it? Something simple from the command line
of a Backtrack boot cd.

On Tue, May 5, 2009 at 3:15 PM, Karl Schuttler <rexykik at gmail.com> wrote:

Test master mode too

On Tue, May 5, 2009 at 11:24 AM, Adrian Crenshaw <irongeek at irongeek.com>
wrote:
Hi All,
???? Since it can be a pain to find a good WiFi card, what with vendors
changing chip sets so often, I thought maybe should do a video on
selecting
a good card. For example, you are thinking of buying a used one from a
friend, but wish for an easy way to test it first. What would be good
testing procedures should I run them through?

Obviously, test monitor mode with:

ifconfig wlan0 down
iwconfig wlan0 mode monitor channel 9
ifconfig wlan0 up
tcpdump -i wlan0 -s 0 -w /media/mmc1/montest.pcap

or

airmon-ng <start|stop> <interface> [channel]

Then test injection with:

aireplay-ng -9 <interface>

What else?

Thanks,
Adrian




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