Doing some updates on the wardrivingbox ... / 2013-04-10

2013-04-10 Doing some updates on the wardrivingbox ...
Doing some updates on the wardrivingbox for a friend. It would be really nice if that box would be able to sync its results to an usbstick. So I was trying to find the right flags for rsync to copy the results and kept failing.
rsync: mkstemp "/mnt/kismet/.dabox-00:0D:B9:0D:98:50-20061010-1.csv.MK38RC" failed: Invalid argument (22)
and then it dawned on me: filenames with an : in them are invalid in vfat (ms-dos and derived). The filenames are derived from the ethernet address of the wired networkcard in the wardrivingbox. Solution: strip the colons when generating the filename:
LOGNAME=dabox-`/sbin/ifconfig eth0 | /usr/bin/awk ' $4=="HWaddr" { a=$5; gsub(/:/, "", a ); print a } '`
Now filenames are more acceptable to the vfat filesystem on the usbstick.

Tags: ,

IPv6 check

Running test...
, reachable as PGP encrypted e-mail preferred. PGP key 5BA9 368B E6F3 34E4 local copy PGP key 5BA9 368B E6F3 34E4 via keyservers

Meningen zijn die van mezelf, wat ik schrijf is beschermd door auteursrecht. Sommige publicaties bevatten een expliciete vermelding dat ze ongevraagd gedeeld mogen worden.
My opinions are my own, what I write is protected by copyrights. Some publications contain an explicit license statement which allows sharing without asking permission.
Other webprojects: Camp Wireless, wireless Internet access at campsites, The Virtual Bookcase, book reviews
This page generated by $Id: newsitem.cgi,v 1.58 2022/12/12 15:34:31 koos Exp $ in 0.009533 seconds.