promiscuous node

Jouni Malinen jkmaline
Sat Jul 9 00:21:31 PDT 2005

On Fri, Jul 08, 2005 at 03:32:33PM -0700, Aidan P. Doyle wrote:

> I noticed that promiscuous mode is not working for the hostap driver whereas it
> does for the orinoco.  A little more digging and I saw that it seems to be
> disabled in the code (see below), due to firmware issues.  Is a fix in the
> wings or  does anyone know of workarounds or cards/firmwares that do work
> correctly with this code enabled?

I do not have any additional information on this issues nor any plans on
working on it due to promiscuous mode being of bit limited use in
wireless networks.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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