Re: hostapd: Probe Request

From: Seng Oon Toh (
Date: 2002-10-01 03:30:19 UTC

Today, I compiled hostap with PRISM2_HOSTAPD, then set the card to monitor mode,

I was able to listen to traffic on ethereal, I also modified hostapd.c to flood deauth packets out, it worked. I did ./hostapd -dd wlan0, instead of wlan0ap. Is this intentional? What are the ramifications?

Seng Oon Toh
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta Georgia, 30332 Email:

On Tue, 1 Oct 2002, Jouni Malinen wrote:

> On Mon, Sep 30, 2002 at 07:38:37PM -0400, Seng Oon Toh wrote:
> > I'm looking at hostapd.c and looks like there are printf statements for
> > Probe Requests, however when I run hostapd -dd, I don't see those printed
> > out, all I see are auth, deauth requests. Is this implemented yet? Any
> > suggestions where in hostap drivers I can look at to add more hooks?
> I haven't implemented ProbeReq handling since these frames are not
> passed to host side at all (firmware takes care of them). I would like
> to get them to the hostap driver, but it would apparently require
> modification to the station firmware.
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