Subject: Re: 802.11 wireless and tcpdump
To: Cliff Wright <>
From: John Maier <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 03/10/2005 14:09:31
> The version of ethereal I am using is 0.10.6. It has a bug where if the
> Capture menu item Start... is used the Link-Layer header type is not
> changeable (even though the box is not greyed out for ath0), so if I
> prime it the first time by using instead the Interfaces... item, then
> prepare for ath0, I can then select IEEE 802.11 Wireless LAN as the
> Link-layer header type, which is required to see the packets.

i'm not sure what you mean by 'prime it' because when type:

>ethereal -L
Data link types (use option -y to set):
  DLT 1 (Ethernet)

Thanks for the help thus far!