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Posted by:Brian999
Subject:Linksys WMP11
Date:16:25:30 10/04/2006

> > I'm confused about something here.
> >
> > I have a Linksys WMP11 card that I THINK uses the Prism chipset. Everything I've been able to find indicates that it does use the Prism chipset and when I do an iwconfig it shows the nickname as "Prism I" (I doubt this is a reliable indicator of the chipset though) and the interface as eth0.
> >
> > I do an "iwpriv eth0" and monitor is listed.
> >
> > Since I couldn't put it into monitor mode using the Prism commands (or even start kismet for that matter) I tried uncommenting the orinoco line in kismet.conf and commented out the Prism line. I uncommented the orinoco line based on the appearance of eth0 when I did an iwconfig.
> >
> > I am still unable to place the card in monitor mode though. Any ideas? Thank you!
>
> Prism != orinoco.
>
> Use the prism2 drivers, like wlan-ng or hostap.
>
> -m

I remember reading in the FAQ that you might yell at people if they used orinoco drivers when they should be using Prism (see, I really did read the FAQ!).

I thought that in order to use the prism2 drivers the device needs to show as wlanx when an iwconfig is issued.....


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