Hostap driver with sniffer programs
Fri Nov 29 14:27:26 PST 2002
Jouni Malinen wrote:
>On Fri, Nov 29, 2002 at 07:09:23PM +1300, Bernard mentink wrote:
>>I am using a D-Link DWL-650 pcmcia card with the latest HostAP driver.
>>It works great for connecting to known AP's but
>>I am having trouble getting a "sniffer" program to work with the card in
>What kind of problem? There was a bug in old (now deprecated) method of
>setting monitor mode with 'iwpriv wlan0 monitor #' (new method,
>'iwconfig wlan0 mode monitor' worked fine). This is fixed in the CVS
>tree, but not in the latest release (2002-10-12).
What kind of problem but are you talking about? I am using the old
release (Prism2-2002-05-1) and I set the monitor mode just as you have
pointed out: 'iwpriv wlan0 monitor #'' and I can get all almost all the
packets, or I believed so.
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