why is an interfcae in monitor mode (mon.wlan0) needed
wkevils at gmail.com
Sat Oct 13 11:21:34 EDT 2012
I am running hostapd under backfire.
I use b43 kernel module.
I have a very basic hostapd.conf file. (see at the end of this mail)
When I start it in background:
hostapd -B /etc/hostpad
I see by iw dev this:
My question is:
for what do we need an interface in monitor mode ?
AFAIK, monitor mode is for using by a sniffer, when we want to sniff
on this interface and get radiotap addition to the ieee80211 header.
this is the hostapd.conf I am using:
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