Monitor mode not working for iwi(4) on 7.X

Bernhard Schmidt bschmidt at
Fri Oct 8 13:53:21 UTC 2010

On Friday, October 08, 2010 15:18:50 you wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 07, 2010 at 08:43:37PM +0200, Bernhard Schmidt wrote:
> > Try the attached patch, this is basically the code from stable/6
> > ported to head and stable/7. I did only some basic tests but monitor
> > mode seems to work and it is still possible to use the card in STA
> > mode.
> > 
> > I'm not sure why that got lost, but there must be a reason I'm not
> > seeing right now. If someone has more knowledge about that, please
> > let me know, otherwise I intend to commit it this weekend.
> Unfortunately, I am getting instant panic when trying any of aircrack-ng
> suite utilities ("ifconfig iwi0 scan/list scan" works though):

I did only some basic tests with tcpdump -ne -i wlan0 -y IEEE802_11_RADIO
in monitor mode and that did work. Will check aircrack-ng later today.


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