Raw Sockets

Michael Smith msmith at cbnco.com
Thu May 8 13:07:46 EDT 2003

On Thu, 8 May 2003, Dave Hinkle wrote:

> My first question is, does anybody know off hand why this doesn't work?  Do
> I need to encapsulate my Ethernet packet inside some sort of 802.11 packet
> for this driver?  If nobody knows off hand why it doesn't work I'll write up
> a simplified piece of example code that fails on hostap cards.

Hi Dave,

I've used raw sockets to test bandwidth with HostAP. Back then I
was using the 2002-05-12 release I think, and DWL-520's and NL-2511 Senao

There is nothing special to the encapsulation - just send plain Ethernet
frames, i.e. it should work over a wired network too.


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