[Winpcap-users] WiFi monitoring on win7
gianluca.varenni at cacetech.com
Wed Dec 16 21:33:46 PST 2009
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From: "Joshua (Shiwei) Zhao" <swzhao at gmail.com>
To: <winpcap-users at winpcap.org>
Sent: Wednesday, December 16, 2009 3:47 PM
Subject: Re: [Winpcap-users] WiFi monitoring on win7
> I'm curious whether a WLAN device driver can work with wincap if the
> driver only runs in ndis6?
Yes, NDIS provides a thunking layer between NDIS5 and NDIS6 drivers.
> On Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 3:42 PM, Guy Harris <guy at alum.mit.edu> wrote:
>> On Dec 16, 2009, at 3:36 PM, Joshua (Shiwei) Zhao wrote:
>>> So although winpcap now supports win7, it's still based on ndis5.x
>> As I understand it, yes.
>>> and doesn't work on ndis6.0?
>> Or, rather, it doesn't support the new NDIS 6.0 features, including
>> Native Wi-Fi; it *does* work on systems that implement NDIS 6.0, such as
>> the Windows NT 6.x systems - Vista, Server 2008, and 7 - but it does so
>> by running as an NDIS 5.x driver.
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