HWaddr 00-80-5A-50-B8-DE-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00

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rikr00

03-01-2009 16:31:45

Helo
When i put the wifi in monitor mode, the hwaddres is very large, i use debian etch amd64 and the cvs of rt61,


when i put iwconfig wlan0 mode monitor

Link encapUNSPEC HWaddr 00-80-5A-50-B8-DE-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00
UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU1500 Metric1
RX packets573 errors0 dropped0 overruns0 frame0
TX packets17 errors0 dropped0 overruns0 carrier0
collisions1 txqueuelen1000

when i put iwconfig wlan0 mode managed


wlan0 Link encapEthernet HWaddr 00805A50B8DE
UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU1500 Metric1
RX packets368 errors0 dropped0 overruns0 frame0
TX packets16 errors0 dropped0 overruns0 carrier0
collisions1 txqueuelen1000
RX bytes252303 (246.3 KiB) TX bytes0 (0.0 b)
Interrupt217

why it occur?

Thanks

IvD

03-01-2009 16:33:43

The length of the MAC isn't set correctly in monitor mode.
This is nothing serious, since the MAC address isn't important in monitor mode anyway.