Wireless capture

Stefan Ehmann shoesoft at gmx.net
Thu Jun 21 16:56:22 UTC 2007

On Thursday 21 June 2007 17:00:33 Sam Leffler wrote:
> Eric L. Chen wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I did wireless frame capture with wireshark, It works fine while I'm
> > using FreeBSD-6.
> > After I upgraded FreeBSD-7, I got a message:
> > ieee80211_load_module: load the wlan_scan_monitor module by hand for
> > now.
> >
> > But I can not find out 'wlan_scan_monitor' module, only wlan_scan_ap and
> > wlan_scan_sta in /boot/kernel.
> You can ignore the complaint as monitor mode does not scan; you always
> must set the channel.  I've contemplated doing a monitor-mode scanning
> module that could be used to continuously collect something like a site
> survey.

kismet doesn't detect any APs after the 802.11 changes. I thought I had to 
wait until someone commits the wlan_scan_monitor module. But it seems like 
this won't help.

Any idea why kismet stopped working? Except for the missing module, I haven't 
seen any suspicous message.


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