promiscuous mode only, using hostAP.
Andrea G Forte
andreaf at cs.columbia.edu
Thu May 12 14:24:10 EDT 2005
I am writing a small sniffer with hostAP as wireless driver. My problem
is that it seems that putting the interface wlan0 in promiscuous mode is
not enough for sniffing packets. Do I have to put it the card in monitor
mode as well? I know the wireless medium is half duplex, does this mean
that promiscuous mode only won't work? Or is this a driver issue?
BTW when I set the flag for promiscuous mode I see the message in dmesg
saying that the card entered promiscuous mode.
My firmware versions are:
I have seen other people posting about the same problem but they never
got a response. Hopefully this time someone will have a solution! :)
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