802.11 monitor mode changes coming
sam at freebsd.org
Thu May 21 15:10:18 UTC 2009
Fabian Keil wrote:
> Sam Leffler <sam at errno.com> wrote:
>> In sweeping the drivers to do these changes I've made radiotap support
>> more consistent and improved some drivers. Drivers not tested so far:
>> malo, ipw, wpi, and upgt. I tested iwi and it appears broken in that no
>> frames are rx'd but I'm not sure I'll look at it before 8.0.
> I'm not sure I understand you correctly. Are you saying iwi is
> known to be completely broken and unlikely to get fixed in the
> near future, or are you only talking about the monitor mode?
monitor mode did not work as expected for on my 2195 (I saw no packets
>> I plan to commit these changes by the end of the week.
> With r192468 I can no longer get iwi to associate to the AP.
> "ifconfig wlan0 list scan" shows the AP, but S:N is listed
> as -95:-95 (IIRC).
> It works with the old kernel from May 15 14:37:49 CEST (and the new userland).
I will have to test later; these changes should not have affected sta
mode operation. The kernel changes did not require rebuilding world.
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