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Re: Promiscuous mode doesn't work on Intel 3945 wireless
From: Francesco Orro <francesco.orro () akhela com>
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2008 16:39:34 +0100

Monitor mode work with iwlwifi (http://www.intellinuxwireless.org/) and
ipw3945 (http://ipw3945.sourceforge.net/).

For injection try ipwraw-ng
(http://homepages.tu-darmstadt.de/~p_larbig/wlan/)

What drivers are you using?

Francesco

techlists () comcast net wrote:
I am having trouble getting my laptop to go into promiscuous mode on its wireless connection.

It's a Dell Inspiron 640m with an Intel 3945abg wireless card.

Promiscuous mode doesn't work in either Windows XP or in Ubuntu linux (it's configured for dual booting). Using 
wireshark, if you try to use promiscuous mode to capture packets, it won't capture anything at all. It only captures 
packets if promiscuous mode is turned off.

Is this a known limitation with this wireless card? Or is there a configuration trick I'm missing?

Paul

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