Mark writes – “…an iBook, even the older ones, are fine notebooks. Mine is a modest dual-USB one with 600MHz G3 and 384MB. Of course, I’d rather have a quicker model, but still, for roadtrips and websurfing it’s alright. Really it is. It runs Tiger quite smooth, which was a big surprise to me actually. There’s been only one downside to mine. It didn’t come with an Airport-card when I bought it. Now I did pay only 225 euros for mine, which was with a dead battery and some major keyboard-repair… but still, it was a steal… Compared to that price, I really refused to pay something like 100-120 euros for a second-hand obsolete 11MBit Airport-card, simply because there’s a scarcity for those cards as it seems. The price just isn’t right. Soooo… I knew this ‘trick’ with the Lucent WaveLANs (described in this how-to)” – Link.
DIY Airport (for that old iBook)