Ath10 firmware crashing in Monitor mode(Sniffer mode)

Ben Greear greearb at
Fri Aug 14 08:57:31 PDT 2015

On 08/13/2015 02:01 PM, S Prasad Kandregula wrote:
> Thank you Ben for immediate response,
> Don't mind, could you please share your firmware path. 

Grab one of the beta-15 builds linked from this page:

If you want the mgt-htt version, be sure to patch your kernel per
the release notes or use one of my kernels also linked from the page.


> Sorry I didn't change old subject line.
> Thanks & Regards,
> S Prasad
>> On Aug 13, 2015, at 4:43 PM, Ben Greear <greearb at> wrote:
>>> On 08/13/2015 01:35 PM, s prasad wrote:
>>> Hi Ben,
>>> did you get a chance to look into this issue(injecting frames when
>>> device in monitor mode).
>> Injection works in a limited fashion in my latest firmware.
>> I'd like to figure out how to pass rate-ctrl (and other info?) down to the
>> firmware on a per-pkt basis..but I don't see a way yet.
>> Probably I have to hack the htt header or something like that
>> to give some extra space.  That sort of thing might allow a host-based
>> rate-ctrl algorithm to be used....if someone is interested in working on
>> the driver/kernel side of things for this effort let me know.
>> I am not aware of any crashes related to monitor mode in my
>> firmware..but if you can crash it, send me the crash dump and
>> I'll take a look.
>> Thanks,
>> Ben
>> -- 
>> Ben Greear <greearb at>
>> Candela Technologies Inc

Ben Greear <greearb at>
Candela Technologies Inc

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