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Re: Which wireless card for monitor-mode support in the *stock* kernel?

On Thu, Aug 04, 2005 at 02:24:58PM -0700, Joe Emenaker wrote:
> To clarify what I'm looking for, I want:
> - PCMCIA card with some common external antenna jack (like MMCX).
> - "Out-of-the-box" monitor support. By that, I mean that I can 
> install/boot a stock Debian "kernel-image-2.6.x-686", and then type 
> "iwconfig eth1 mode monitor" and it *just works*! No downloading 
> patches, no installing firmware.
> - If it's 802.11g, that's great... but it's not mandatory.

Have you just tried to use kismet with the card installed? I have
a Netgear WG11 card, and all I had to do to get kismet to work
was set the right stuff in the .conf file, and fire up kismet.


Tim Sailer <sailer@bnl.gov> 
Information and Special Technologies Program
Office of CounterIntelligence 
Brookhaven National Laboratory  (631) 344-3001

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