[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.

Clement

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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