Subject: Re: access point list from Lucent wireless cards
To: Jasper Wallace <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Andrew Brown <email@example.com>
Date: 09/19/2001 21:01:30
>> we currently have the bpf tap attached after the pseudo ethernet
>> header is constructed, so 802.11 packets end up looking like regular
>> ethernet packets. would it be outlandish for me to suggest an ioctl
>> to frob this?
>Isn't that how linux does it (802.11 looking like ethernet packets)?
i hope we don't start doing things just to remain compatible with
that said, i think that being able to attach a bpf to a wi and choose
which form of packet you got would be "really neat". currently you
only get a dix ether packet.
>If it is it would be nice to remain (or become) compatible so we can use
>ethereal etc to analyse the packets...
there is a patch (or patches) for ethereal to get it to recognize and
properly decode and tear apart a complete 802.11 packet.
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