Opened 9 years ago

Closed 3 years ago

#4515 closed defect (wontfix)

No broadcom monitor mode

Reported by: Belfry Owned by: developers
Priority: normal Milestone: Kamikaze 8.09 RC2
Component: kernel Version: Trunk
Keywords: monitor mode broadcom Cc:


Trying to put the broadcom driver in monitor mode on a WRT54GL with 8.09 rc1 & rc2, 2.4 kernel fails. I have tried wlc, wl and iwconfig tools.

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comment:1 Changed 9 years ago by florian

  • Resolution set to worksforme
  • Status changed from new to closed

Ok, then try modifiying /etc/config/wireless and set option mode monitor.

comment:2 Changed 8 years ago by niohubala@…

This problem is *not* solved.
For users in need of broadcom monitor mode, I'd temporarily suggest the usage of the newest default whiterussian package.

comment:3 Changed 4 years ago by Mok29000

  • Resolution worksforme deleted
  • Status changed from closed to reopened

Same problem for me on Backfire:

BusyBox v1.15.3 (2011-12-27 18:06:27 EET) built-in shell (ash)
Enter 'help' for a list of built-in commands.

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          |__| W I R E L E S S   F R E E D O M
 Backfire (10.03.1, r29597) ------------------------
  * 1/3 shot Kahlua    In a shot glass, layer Kahlua 
  * 1/3 shot Bailey's  on the bottom, then Bailey's, 
  * 1/3 shot Vodka     then Vodka.
root@metrou:/# wl monitor 1
root@metrou:/# iwconfig
lo        no wireless extensions.

eth0      no wUnable to handle kernel paging request at virtual address 00000010, epc == c01d99ac, ra == c01d9530
ireless extensioOops in fault.c::do_page_fault, line 206:
$0 : 00000000 813a5cb0 00000100 00000001 813a5b78 813a5cb0 00000000 0000000c
$8 : 00000000 813a5b78 0000000c 00000000 45454549 00000001 00000057 32303820
$16: ffffffe6 81bd0c00 813a5cd0 801a0000 00000000 80ea0200 00008b05 00405dbc
$24: 00000000 801145b4                   813a4000 813a5b48 004a092c c01d9530
Hi : 0000000f
Lo : 0001ef45
epc   : c01d99ac    Tainted: P 
Status: 1000fc03
Cause : 00000008
PrId  : 0002901a
Process iwconfig (pid: 1497, stackpage=813a4000)
Stack:    ffffffe6 81bd0c00 ffffffe6 81bd0c00 813a5d08 801a0000 0000001d
 813a5cd0 0000000c 00000000 00000000 00000000 ffffffe9 813a5e20 00000000
 80eb4fb0 00000000 813a5d00 00000106 813a5d08 0000000b 00000000 00000000
 00000000 00000000 813a5e20 813a5bb8 00000001 00000000 1000fc00 ffffffe6
 81bd0c00 813a5d70 801a0000 81bd0e00 813a5e90 00008b2b 00000001 00000040
 c01d99d0 ...
Call Trace:   [<c01d99d0>] [<800090f0>] [<800caca4>] [<800d015c>] [<c01da950>]
 [<c01db2d8>] [<c01daec0>] [<c0188738>] [<8000306d>] [<c01db300>] [<c0189924>]
 [<c01ddb2c>] [<c01db0b0>] [<80017f54>] [<c01d96c4>] [<c01ff1d4>] [<c01fe0f4>]
 [<c01dae48>] [<c01fd0a0>] [<c01fe314>] [<c0198ff8>] [<c0198fc0>] [<80149e38>]
 [<c01daec0>] [<c0192560>] [<80026ea8>] [<80028520>] [<800db1a4>] [<8013e640>]
 [<c019d43c>] [<800d1acc>] [<80002408>] [<80097f94>] [<80097eb8>] [<80049388>]
 [<8013aa44>] [<80008aa0>] [<8005bd8c>]

Code: 8f820004  34420100  af820004 <8e820010> 8e24009c  8fa50018  8fa70020  afa20010  3c02c019 

sit0     Kernel panic: Aiee, killing interrupt handler!
 no wireless extIn interrupt handler - not syncing

eth0 .0    no wireles<0>Rebooting in 3 seconds..s extensions.

eth0.1    no wireless extensions.

br-lan    no wireless extensions.

wl0       IEEE 802.11-DS  ESSID:""  
          Mode:Master  Frequency:2.412 GHz  Access Point: Not-Associated   
          Bit Rate:54 Mb/s   Tx-Power:10 dBm   
          RTS thr:off   Fragment thr:off
          Link Quality:5  Signal level:0  Noise level:171
          Rx invalid nwid:0  Rx invalid crypt:0  Rx invalid frag:0
          Tx excessive retries:0  Invalid misc:1   Missed beacon:0

Please stand by while rebooting the system...

CFE version 1.0.37 for BCM947XX (32bit,SP,LE)
Build Date: Mon Oct 30 23:22:44 CST 2006 (root@linux)
Copyright (C) 2000,2001,2002,2003 Broadcom Corporation.

comment:4 Changed 3 years ago by jogo

  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Status changed from reopened to closed
  • Version set to Trunk

Kernel 2.4 is not supported anymore.

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