On 9 October 2013 17:27, Patrick Kelsey <kel...@ieee.org> wrote: > Hi, > > A bug was introduced in r254082 that results in BPF taps never being > enabled for ieee80211 interfaces that are in monitor mode. > > Before r254082, bpf_track() in sys/net80211/ieee80211_freebsd.c was > identifying ieee80211 interfaces by checking to see if the value of > the ifp->if_start pointer was equal to ieee80211_start. r254082 was a > move away from using if_start to using if_transmit in the ieee80211 > stack, and bpf_track() was correspondingly updated to check the value > of ifp->if_transmit against ieee80211_vap_transmit. The problem is > that ifp->if_transmit is set to null_transmit by > ieee80211_vap_attach() in sys/net80211/ieee80211.c for interfaces that > are in monitor mode (code that has been in place since r195846). > > One fix that resolves the issue is to use what is likely to be a more > stable signature in the check in bpf_track(). > > A patch against r256155 is attached. >
Hi! Good catch! Yeah, this is all very dirty code that needs to be ripped out. I'll get this committed ASAP. Thanks! -adrian _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-wireless To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-wireless-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"