[riot-devel] Raspberry Pi 3 and packet sniffing

Aaron Sowry aeneby at gmail.com
Tue Jun 7 05:17:09 CEST 2016


Hi Sebastian,

Nice! Great instructions btw - I can verify that after compiling and
installing the more recent kernel for Raspbian I am successfully
sniffing packets again. Thanks a lot for your help.

Regards,
Aaron

2016-06-07 0:26 GMT+12:00 smlng <s at mlng.net>:
> Hi Aaron,
> Hi Alex,
>
> first I can confirm that with latest default Raspbian and Kernel 4.4.* I saw nothing with wireshark, though the interface was up and running, no error in dmesg or anything.
>
> However, I just compiled a Kernel v4.7.y following my guide in [1], and it works! I sniffed traffic between another RasPi (1 B+) and some RIOT nodes and was also able to ping the other RasPi.
>
> @Aaron: Could you test/verify this using the newer Kernel, thanks!
>
> Best
>   Sebastian
>
> [1]: https://github.com/RIOT-Makers/wpan-raspbian/wiki/Create-a-generic-Raspbian-image-with-6LoWPAN-support#4-new-linux-kernels-for-the-pi
>
>> Am 03.06.2016 um 12:01 schrieb Alexander Aring <alex.aring at gmail.com>:
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> On Fri, Jun 03, 2016 at 09:30:16PM +1200, Aaron Sowry wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> Yeah I tried a few different speeds with no luck - according to the
>>> docs the default is now 3 MHz anyway. If I could at least get garbled
>>> packets *consistently* this would be a step in the right direction,
>>> but the fact that it's sporadic makes debugging things rather
>>> difficult...
>>>
>>
>> there was one guy @#linux-wpan channel which had similar issues on
>> RPi2 or RPi3? and he fixed it by using the mainline kernel _NOT_ rpi
>> kernel.
>>
>> I never used myself the rpi kernel for RPi2 so I can't say if this is
>> broken or not.
>>
>> Maybe you have the chance to build a recent mainline kernel from
>> kernel.org. I don't know the RPi3 support, fast googling result into
>> [0], which seems to be available at "git://git.kraxel.org/linux
>> bcm2837".
>>
>> - Alex
>>
>> [0] http://lists.infradead.org/pipermail/linux-rpi-kernel/2016-June/003916.html
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