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bleeding-edge wl1251 driver for Maemo Fremantle


The bleeding-edge wl1251 wifi driver for Maemo Fremantle is now available! It is based on the upstream bleeding-edge wireless-testing tree and incorporates nearly all features found in the stock wl12xx driver used in Maemo Fremantle, adds some bugfixes and also provides some unique features like packet injection. More information can be found on this page.

Updated monitor mode patch for N900


I have updated my monitor mode patch for the wl1251 chip to fix some bugs. First it is now possible to capture encrypted packets. I want to thank hardkorek for reporting this bug. Second I have fixed the data rate reported for received packets. Previously all packets showed up as 1Mb/s regardless of which data […]

Kismet + Fully functional monitor mode for the N900


Many of you may already have noticed that I have ported Kismet to the N900 with support for internal GPS through liblocation. Now also a fully functional WLAN monitor mode is available for the N900! You might know the channel 6 problem, it’s gone now! 🙂 So here you can download my monitor mode patch […]

N900 antenna locations


Maybe you also wanted to know where the antennas are located in the N900. I have done a little research on this and now share my results. As you can see on the picture the GSM and UMTS antenna is located on the left side of the battery. Therefore it is on the bottom when […]

Kismet for the N900


As some may have already noticed I have published my Kismet package in the extras-devel Repository a few days. Kismet is an 802.11 layer2 wireless network detector, sniffer, and intrusion detection system. If you had already tried using Kismet on your N900 you will have noticed that Maemo Fremantle isn’t using gpsd anymore. As a […]