How to troubleshoot why ath0 can't connect to a passwordless
Paul B. Mahol
onemda at gmail.com
Tue Feb 10 02:56:28 PST 2009
On 2/10/09, Yuri <yuri at rawbw.com> wrote:
> Quoting "Paul B. Mahol" <onemda at gmail.com>:
>> wlandebug(8) for general 802.11 debuging
>> ath driver have it's own debug options ... documented in source code ....
> In the debug log I see the line:
> ath0: ieee80211_scan_update: no scanner suppport for mode 8
> From source code I see that mode 8 is IEEE80211_M_MONITOR.
> As I understand in 'monitor' mode no packets are being sent or received.
In monitor mode packets can be only received.
The question is why you are using monitor mode at all ...
> When I try to turn it off with 'ifconfig ath0 -monotor' interface
> still seems to stay in monitor mode.
> Why wouldn't -monitor turn monitor mode off?
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