From: Jouni Malinen (jkmaline_at_cc.hut.fi)
Date: 2002-04-13 06:00:29 UTC
On Fri, Apr 12, 2002 at 09:33:49PM -0500, Brian Capouch wrote:
> I type "iwpriv wlan0" and see this:
> But when I try to use any of those commands with iwpriv, I get the error
> shown in the subject.
Would you by any change be using non-root account and the full error message being following?
Interface doesn't accept private ioctl... 89F4: Operation not permitted
Listing available private ioctls does not require root privileges, but all of them are changing configuration and require root (or actually, CAP_NET_ADMIN) privileges.
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