Monitor mode not working for iwi(4) on 7.X
Paul B Mahol
onemda at gmail.com
Fri Oct 8 15:15:53 UTC 2010
On 10/8/10, Alexey Dokuchaev <danfe at freebsd.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 08, 2010 at 11:48:57AM +0000, Paul B Mahol wrote:
>> On 10/8/10, Alexey Dokuchaev <danfe at freebsd.org> wrote:
>> > On Thu, Oct 07, 2010 at 12:44:20PM +0000, Paul B Mahol wrote:
>> >> Monitor and injection work commpletly different after vap.
>> >> I do not think that kismet and aircrack-ng from ports are patched at
>> >> all.
>> > This is at least partially true; SVN trunk of aircrack-ng behaves better
>> > than 1.1 version from ports (WRT infamous wi_write() problem). I will
>> > work out patches for the port after kernel side will get fixed.
>> Heh, you are wrong, svn trunk of aircrack-ng is broken versus
>> wi_write() "problem".
>> Look at "famous" ticket number 666
> Oh, that's right, I think I've been testing SVN trunk with this patch
> applied (maybe with =| MONITOR hunk, which I found in another version of
> similar patch). Without a patch injection test fails immediately,
> before wi_write() gets a chance to trigger.
>> Injection on FreeBSD (I forgot exact revision) will work only in AHDEMO
>> Unlike before you can not inject in MONITOR mode.
> I've seen people say this, but I could not find more elaborative answer.
> I am also not sure about AHDEMO mode, since iwi(4) reports this for me:
> $ ifconfig iwi0 list caps
I'm talking about after VAP, not about 7.X, where that does not apply.
Support for AHDEMO is somehow similar to MONITOR, look how bwn(4) does it.
It is very straightforward.
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