Hello Ashutosh, many thanks for posting this on your blog. Just hit enter when prompted for a password. Email required Address never made public. If you do get such a message, you might be able to fix it by simply trying again. Can you please elaborate as to what problem you are facing? In monitor mode, transmission of packets is a big deal.

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So I blacklisted madwifi and commented the blacklist for ath5k. The system described here is Ubuntu 6.

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Powered by Trac 0. Other bug subscribers Subscribe someone else. Rodriguez mcgrof wrote on Check the inter-packet gap on the oscilloscope screen. The pure ath5k driver is generally present in newer kernels and is auto-loaded. For my purposes I need to load the driver in ad-hoc mode.

June 11, at 1: Hi Ansuman, In the monitor mode, applications such as Wireshark will show you all the packets diwable by the device. You’ll have to check out the BSD branch in didable to get it.

As mentioned, this can be difficult to determine on some laptops, since the LED won’t light up. If the version you see is the same as the version number at the bottom of: Now let me talk about continuous transmissions.


Hopefully the default behavior will change soon, so that this isn’t necessary.

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The website is kept online for historic purposes only. Sorry, I did not get a chance to think about the problem you mentioned. The step isn’t always necessary, but doesn’t hurt anything. Once you get all things going, it takes only a few minutes and I remember we used to compile the code many times in a day.

After lots of investigation, I am quite sure, that this is due to the backoff time. Oibaf oibaf on To receive all packets on this interface, you can run.

[ubuntu] Disabling madwifi from command line

A – receiver, B – monitor, C – disabld. On my Marwifi X31 I get: Provided you give me your contact no. I am testing this with a simple C-program, that just sends out UDP-frames with a total size of bytes measured with wireshark and then sleeps for 3ms.

Can you please explain exactly what you want to do? Visit the Trac open source project at http: In our thesis work, we achieved proper communication between two nodes both working at monitor mode. This is the most accurate way of getting received time stamps at the driver level. To post a comment you must log in.


This error was noted running a 2. Please note that we have tested this only in monitor mode and we used raw packets for send and receive. Sometimes, the only way to tell is to push it and disaable trying the iwlist ath0 scan command, and see if it works.

If installed via yum use yum -y remove madwifi which should also remove any madwiif that it installed.

If it’s still not working, see if there are any errors in dmesg. If anyone finds a solution to this please post.