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Old 08-17-2013, 02:54 PM   #1
zupa_zorg
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TL-WN821N - backtrack5


hello,
Iam using backtrack5 on vmware, with TP-LINK TL-WN821N wirless card , wich reconized in backtrack as ATHEOS USB WLAN.
until now everything is fine
I bought another wifi card from the same kind , exactly the same,
TP-LINK TL-WN821N but this one reconized as REALTEK USB WLAN, and does not works with backtrack 5 or at least not getting reconized by "airmon-ng"... is there any solution for that? any driver update may-be.. or anybody knows why it gets reconized this way?

HERE ARE THE DETAILS FRO ORIGINAL PDF FILE (FROM INSTALLATION CD) :

Normal
Interface
USB 2.0 Interface
Standards
IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11b
Button
Wi-fi Protected Setup (WPS) Button (QSS Compatible)
Operating System:

Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7

Throughput:

300Mbps (Maximal)

Radio Data Rate:

11b: 1/2/5.5/11Mbps
11g: 6/9/12/18/24/36/48/54Mbps
11n: Up to 300Mbps

Modulation :

11b:CCK,QPSK,BPSK
11g:OFDM
11n: QPSK, BPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM

Media Access Protocol:

CSMA/CA with ACK
Data Security
WEP; WPA/WPA2; WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK

Frequency*:

2.4 ~ 2.4835GHz

Spread Spectrum:

Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum (DSSS)

Safety & Emissions:
FCC, CE

Environmental and Physical Working Temperature:

0℃~40 (32℃~104℉℉)
Storage Temperature
-40~70(℃℃-40~158℉)℉
Working Humidity
10% ~ 90% RH, Non-condensing
Storage Humidity
5% ~ 90% RH, Non-condensing
* Only

Last edited by zupa_zorg; 08-17-2013 at 09:12 PM. Reason: more info on wireless card
 
Old 08-19-2013, 06:28 AM   #2
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hello,
Iam using backtrack5 on vmware, with TP-LINK TL-WN821N wirless card , wich reconized in backtrack as ATHEOS USB WLAN.
until now everything is fine
I bought another wifi card from the same kind , exactly the same,
TP-LINK TL-WN821N but this one reconized as REALTEK USB WLAN, and does not works with backtrack 5 or at least not getting reconized by "airmon-ng"... is there any solution for that? any driver update may-be.. or anybody knows why it gets reconized this way?
ok i asked around and the newer fimware of TP-LINK TL-WN821N does not supports packet reading and its not atheos anymore it's REALTEK
 
  


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