About promis mode

Ben Greear greearb at candelatech.com
Thu Dec 28 12:09:28 PST 2017

On 12/28/2017 02:07 AM, zhj wrote:
> Hi,
> I used to work on the AR9344+AR9382 platform (using openwrt+ath9k driver) to
> achieve the following functions: setting up Promiscuous mode, scanning all
> channels,capturing radio packets, If finding AP fishing, then sending deauth
> packets to break illegal connections.
> Now we use ath10k to drive QCA988X (openwrt platform, QCA956X+QCA988X),
> which can set up promiscuous mode to catch wireless packets, but cannot send
> packets to break connection. However 2.4G wireless network card can achieve
> the above functions(including the switching channel).
> Can this be done on QCA988X?
> Where is there a patch to implement this function?

I think this will require modified firmware.  I recently tested some improvements
to raw tx on monitor devices with CT firmware...you might give it a try.  It is
available in LEDE already, though the new features that allows specifying the rate-code
is only in beta wave-1 firmware and drivers:



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Ben Greear <greearb at candelatech.com>
Candela Technologies Inc  http://www.candelatech.com

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