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Posted by:Holly
Subject:Kismet and madwifi
Date:14:00:18 18/01/2007

> > The atheros based card (netgear wg511t) works only for
> > 1-5 minutes then kismet does not recieve packets any more,
> > but channel hopping goes on. When I restart kismet after 1-5
> > minutes the same problem occours.
> >
> > kismet.conf source source=madwifing_b,wifi0,madwifi
> >
> > I don't recieve any error messages on the console.
> >
> > Has anyone the same problem or does anyone know how
> > to fix it?
> I'm going to blame madwifi for this one.
> There isn't much that will make kismet stop rx'ing packets other than the drivers no longer providing them.
> I've seen random lockups/death scenarios on madwifi all the time.
> Alternately, make sure you don't have any issues like networkmanager or dhcp running in the background trying to touch your interfaces and changing the mode out in the background.
> Try slowing down the channel hop rate.
> -m


I set channelvelocity from 5 to 1 step by step. The problem is the same
but takes longer. After some minutes (more than channelvelocity=5) kismet
does not reveive packages any more.

I hope the madwifi projekt will work on this problem or has somebody
else a workaround?

Best regards,

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