Sun Feb 15 16:16:36 PST 2004
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On Sunday February 15 2004 18:14, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 15, 2004 at 05:43:22PM -0500, Jason Straight wrote:
> > Is there something one can do in managed mode to send packets out with a
> > source MAC other than that of the MAC of the wireless nic?
> IEEE 802.11 standard does not allow this kind of frames in managed mode.
> Only the AP is able to send frames with different MAC addresses due to
> the way address fields are used in IEEE 802.11 headers and
> acknowledgements are sent to the transmitter address. WDS frames (frames
> with four addresses in the header) could be used to achieve something
> like this, if both the station and the AP supports it.
This must be a limitation of the client though - so is there any way to break
the standard in the drivers?
I can easily change my MAC addy, but that's no good to have to do that to send
jason at SkyCon.net
jason at JeetKuneDoMaster.net
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