Ethereal-dev: Re: [Ethereal-dev] [PATCH] Ethertype 0x2452 in 802.11g capture ?

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From: Guy Harris <[email protected]>
Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2004 22:44:25 -0700
On Sun, Jul 18, 2004 at 07:28:02PM +0200, metatech wrote:
> In my opinion it is a "proprietary" behaviour of either the Centrino driver 
> or the Centrino hardware.   Currently I have no Linux distro installed on 
> the machine to verify whether it is also the case.
> These packets are seen only in a promiscuous capture :
> - Packets normally received by the Centrino computer have the normal 
> structure (no 802.11/LLC header but directly IP header).
> - Packets that are supposed to be received by another computer have the 
> 802.11/LLC headers.  I adapted the constant name for the ethertype to 
> reflect this.

Bizarre.  I guess they're working around the lack of support for 802.11
as a standard header type in Windows.

> Patch is against latest Subversion.

Checked in.