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Old 10-03-2006, 10:36 AM   #1
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eth0 vs wifi0


This is a simple, quick question...I have my wireless card set up in my box and it works fine. When I pull up iwconfig, it gives the same statistics for the card under "eth0" and "wifi0".

When I go into iwconfig to make changes to the card (for example, to put into monitor mode), should I make the chagnes to eth0 or wifi0?

Old 10-03-2006, 12:54 PM   #2
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I would assume wifi0.
But you know what they say about assumptions.
Old 12-21-2006, 03:53 AM   #3
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i actually have the same question. What is wifi0 used for? why do i have two ethernet devices that have the same IP address?

when i do an ifconfig, i see eth1 and wifi0 (both have same MAC and IP) if i remove wifi0, my wifi won't work.


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