My question pertains to Airodump. When starting Airodump it asks me if I have either "HermesI/Realtek" or "Aironet/Atheros" interface type. Are there only two and whats the difference? Airodump works fine for me I was just curious.
Hermes is the chipset used in the Orinoco Classic cards. Realtek is the name of a manufacturer in Taiwan that makes wireless chips. Aironet is the name of the company that Cisco purchased that eventually became the 340 and 350 series client adapters. Atheros is a manufacturer of chips.
No. I vaguely recall posting a list of chipset manufacturers a while back.... digging.... Googling... foundit. I made a few corrections below: