Re: Transmitting in Monitor mode

From: Jason Boxman (
Date: 2002-09-30 03:10:26 UTC

On Sunday 29 September 2002 10:58 pm, Seng Oon Toh wrote:
> Is it possible to transmit something out during host AP monitor mode? I
> tried to, the packets showed up on ethereal of localhost but didn't appear
> in a different computer sniffing.

As far as I know it is not possible.

> I'm trying to look out for probe request packets and transmit my own probe
> response. If I can't transmit in monitor mode, is there a different mode
> that I can go into that will still show me the 802.11 management packets
> and allow transmission?
> Thanks.
> Seng Oon Toh
> Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta Georgia, 30332
> Email:


Jason Boxman
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