Promiscuous Mode using Hostap Drivers

Ow Mun Heng ow.mun.heng at wdc.com
Sun Feb 8 21:24:43 EST 2004


Hi All again,

	Any takers on the questions below?? 2nd time posting since no
response
to the 1st.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ow Mun Heng 
> Sent: Monday, January 05, 2004 11:31 AM
> To: hostap at shmoo.com
> Subject: Promiscuous Mode using Hostap Drivers
> 
> 
> hi All,
> 
> 	Just wanted to verify if this is an issue.
> 
> redhat 9
> hostap-1.2
> kernel-2.4.23
> netgear-MA401RA pcmcia wifi
> 
> I changed from using orinoco to hostap a month back and since 
> then I found
> that I can't see any traffic using ethereal/tcpdump.
> 
> The only traffic which is viewable is that which is 
> originating from me.
> 
> After a few head scratching nights(& day) I reverted back to 
> orinoco and I
> can see traffic again.
> 
> Is this some kind of limitation or...???
> is there some other thing which I need to configure to enable it?
> 
> 



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