Sending raw frames (PF_PACKET) to a host-ap device?
jt at bougret.hpl.hp.com
Thu Mar 13 22:06:41 EST 2003
On Thu, Mar 13, 2003 at 05:51:24PM -0800, Ben Greear wrote:
> Jean Tourrilhes wrote:
> >Ben Greear wrote :
> >>Is it possible to build packets (including any source MAC addr I wish)
> >>and send them with a PF_SOCKET socket?
> > The only restriction is that the source address of the packet
> >*MUST* be the one of the adapter, unless you are in master mode.
> > More details :
> > Good luck...
> I actually read your page before posting, believe it or not :)
> I most definately need to fake the source MAC, so I will need to be
> in master-mode, whatever that is. Do you have any links or hints
> about how to put the NIC into master mode?
Master == beeing the Access Point.
> I'm figuring that I need the same magic that makes bridging work, but
> I'm not having a fast time of finding the low level details. I assume
> that either means it's as easy as loading the right driver (hostAP?)
> and then putting the device into promisc mode, or it's so difficult
> that no one with time/inclination to write documents has figured it out yet
Most people only want simple bridging, very few people use
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