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Possible way of doing it without restarting...
Authored by: cparker on Apr 11, '03 01:16:25PM
Someone at work told me he was having this problem and the first thing I thought of was KisMAC, the wireless sniffing tool. It has to unload the Airport Driver to use its own so that you can sniff. That code is based on VihaController which is here.

I don't have anything to try this with, so don't hold me responsible if something breaks. I just know that this software will unload the old Airport driver. It might not even work with the Airport Extreme driver... I do know that I used KisMAC to stop and start the Airport driver on my old iBook without rebooting, and without pain.

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Authored by: jambrose on Apr 11, '03 02:13:40PM
Went to the KisMAC site to check this out since a piece of software that and enable/disable the Airport Extreme is very preferable to moving the extensions. Unfortunately, it appears the Airport Extreme is not supported now. :(

In addition, I can say that 10.2.5 did nothing for the AE/VPC problem, not that I expected it to. I replaced the extensions for the upgrade just in case, did the upgrade and tested. Still no go. However, I did discover that the only extension you really need to move is the AppleAirPort2.kext. The others do not seem to matter.

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