Hostap in promiscous mode?

Jouni Malinen jkmaline at cc.hut.fi
Wed Feb 2 09:34:33 EST 2005


On Wed, Feb 02, 2005 at 11:40:47AM +0000, Mr Asustec wrote:

> I use hostap-0.2.6 driver with prism card in
> promiscous mode.

Host AP driver does not enable promiscuous mode in the firmware because
of stability problems with some firmware versions.

> A <---> B
> .........
> ....C....
> 
> Which hostap driver function in station C is called
> when frame A-B is captured? Is it prism2_rx?

Assuming C is not an access point, that frame is dropped at the firmware
and the driver will not be notified.

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