[PATCH] change detection of wireless
johannes at sipsolutions.net
Wed Sep 6 23:52:12 PDT 2006
On Wed, 2006-09-06 at 16:32 +0200, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> > I added also some code to add some keys to IrDA net devices and to avoid
> > adding ARPHRD_IEEE80211 (IEEE 802.11 headers), ARPHRD_IEEE80211_PRISM and
> > ARPHRD_IEEE80211_RADIOTAP devices which are IMO useless and shouldn't be
> > visible for the user.
> Those interfaces are definitely not useless. They allow you to capture
> raw 802.11 frames which can be used by tools like Ethereal, Kismet and
But I think they should be marked differently so network management
tools like nm won't try to use them. Maybe the capability should be
802.11capture or something.
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