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Ticket #2248 (new defect)

Opened 13 years ago

Last modified 13 years ago

Problem with madwifi-hal- when two virtual interfaces are up

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Priority: major Milestone:
Component: madwifi: driver Version: trunk
Keywords: monitor ahdemo problem Cc:
Patch is attached: 0 Pending: 0


I created two virtual interfaces on top of wifi0. One interface, which I named ath0, operates in ahdemo mode. Another interface, which I named mon0, operates in monitor mode.

The problem goes like this:

Packets are received on mon0. However, IP packets are not received on ath0 (I used an application that uses a UDP socket to receive packets from ath0). When I ran tcpdump, I could see that packets are being received on ath0. My suspicion is that the packets are somehow dropped along the IP stack but can't figure out exactly why.