[Tinyos-help] Packet Sniffing

LEE, Yui-wah (Clement) leecy at dnrc.bell-labs.com
Fri Mar 18 16:02:49 PST 2005

I used a mote installed with TOSBase for "sniffing" (and debugging)
purposes.  The mote was then attached to a PC running the Listen java
program thru' which I saw the packet dump.  I was using Mica2 motes.


On Tue, 15 Mar 2005, Benny Fallica wrote:

> Hi everybody
>     is it possible to "sniff" packets with tinyOS interfaces?
> I mean, radio is intrinsically a broadcast medium so that any sensor
> within hearing distance receives a message no matter of whether or
> not it is the intended recevier. Even if a node is not expected to forward
> a packet that it has overheard, may it store it nontheless????
> Can I do something like this with MicaZ motes and TinyOS?
> Does the intercept interface do something like that?
> Thank for the help
> Benny Fallica

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