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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Information and Special Technologies Program
Office of CounterIntelligence
Brookhaven National Laboratory (631) 344-3001