Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Merging capture files of different link layer type
From: vijay <[email protected]>
Date: Sun, 29 Jan 2012 19:24:08 -0600
Thanks a lot. the command line tool works, 
but is it possible to merge the pcapng files from the GNU merge option under File tab??

On Sun, Jan 29, 2012 at 6:52 PM, Jose Pedro Oliveira <[email protected]> wrote:
On 2012-01-30 00:20, vijay wrote:
> Hi,
>
> My problem is to merge two files of different link layer types.
>
> I tried merging 2 pcap files of same link type into a pcap file and
> it succeeded.
> But when i try to merge 2 pcapng files of same link type into a pcapng
> file i got the error "*Wireshark can't save this capture in that format.*"
>
> Could some one please tell why the above error occurs? Also does
> mergecap has support for pcapng file format ?

You need to manually specify an encapsulation type. See:
http://wiki.wireshark.org/Development/PcapNg#Merging_pcapng_files

jpo
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