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Posted by:svp
Subject:FCS of packets captured by Kismet
Date:05:56:48 30/03/2006

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> Very few drivers provide them. Kismet will ignore them, there isn't much useful to do with them since I don't know of any drivers that report junk frames with FCS.
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> Currently, yes, kismet strips the driver headers and fcs off the frame.
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Hmmm ... so how do you log all the corrupt packets ?

In the config file, you can set a flag to capture corrupt packets. I was assuming that Kismet uses the FCS field to do that. Or, do you send some IOCTL to the driver (but then that could be painful for portability :)) ?

thanks
-svp


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