Problem with monitor mode using Compaq WL110

Toby Corkindale tjcorkin at
Tue Mar 26 15:54:18 EST 2002

Trick is to use a different ioctl.

I don't have my laptop here today so can't tell you exactly, but yeah, the
main ioctl call in orinocoSniff.c needs to be changed. I talked to the
author of the patch about it, so he might have updated the patch sometime.


On Tue, 12 Mar 2002, ThE MaDj0kEr wrote:

> Hi all!
> I've got a Compaq WL110 PCMCIA card. Netstumbler reports firmware version as
> 4.0x, and drivers version as 7.5x (I don't remember those numbers right
> now).
> WL110 is just an Orinoco Gold card, and my problem is I can't make the card
> works in monitor mode under linux, using orinoco_cs 0.09b and patch from
> (nor using orinoco_cs 0.10). I'm
> also using latest linux-wlan-ng package. With all of this, the card works
> fine, but monitor mode doesn't work.
> Also, firmware utilities from doesn't work
> for my card, so I can't try upgrading firmware.
> Any ideas?
> Thanks in advance.
> The MaDj0kEr [KpK]

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