promiscuous node

Jouni Malinen jkmaline at cc.hut.fi
Sat Jul 9 03:21:31 EDT 2005


On Fri, Jul 08, 2005 at 03:32:33PM -0700, Aidan P. Doyle wrote:

> I noticed that promiscuous mode is not working for the hostap driver whereas it
> does for the orinoco.  A little more digging and I saw that it seems to be
> disabled in the code (see below), due to firmware issues.  Is a fix in the
> wings or  does anyone know of workarounds or cards/firmwares that do work
> correctly with this code enabled?

I do not have any additional information on this issues nor any plans on
working on it due to promiscuous mode being of bit limited use in
wireless networks.

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Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA



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