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Posted by:mtg
Subject:I get only Beacon-Packets with Kismet and DWL-122 :(
Date:03:01:24 27/01/2007

Hi there,

kismet does generally work and my D-Link DWL-122 USB WLAN Adapter (Prism2 -> wlanng-driver) does also as I can connect to the internet (I am in an WEP encrypted WLAN at the moment) and kismet shows me all the APs in the neighbourhood. The only problem is that I got around 10 packets/sec and nearly all of them are beacon-packets. I do not get ANY TCP or UDP packets.

dmesg says the following (after starting kismet):
[17179744.044000] usb 2-1: new full speed USB device using ohci_hcd and address 3
[17179744.252000] usb 2-1: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
[17179744.356000] prism2usb_init: prism2_usb.o: 0.2.5 Loaded
[17179744.356000] prism2usb_init: dev_info is: prism2_usb
[17179744.356000] usbcore: registered new driver prism2_usb
[17179745.716000] ident: nic h/w: id=0x8026 1.0.0
[17179745.716000] ident: pri f/w: id=0x15 1.1.3
[17179745.720000] ident: sta f/w: id=0x1f 1.7.1
[17179745.720000] MFI:SUP:role=0x00:id=0x01:var=0x01:b/t=1/1
[17179745.724000] CFI:SUP:role=0x00:id=0x02:var=0x02:b/t=1/1
[17179745.724000] PRI:SUP:role=0x00:id=0x03:var=0x01:b/t=1/4
[17179745.728000] STA:SUP:role=0x00:id=0x04:var=0x01:b/t=1/12
[17179745.728000] PRI-CFI:ACT:role=0x01:id=0x02:var=0x02:b/t=1/1
[17179745.732000] STA-CFI:ACT:role=0x01:id=0x02:var=0x02:b/t=1/1
[17179745.732000] STA-MFI:ACT:role=0x01:id=0x01:var=0x01:b/t=1/1
[17179745.736000] Prism2 card SN: 000000000000
[17180163.840000] ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): wlan0: link is not ready
[17180163.840000] device wlan0 entered promiscuous mode
[17180163.840000] audit(1169868895.430:2): dev=wlan0 prom=256 old_prom=0 auid=4294967295
[17180163.912000] monitor mode enabled


The relevant part of the kismet.conf:
source=wlanng_avs,wlan0,dwl122

Where could be the error? I alredy googled around and red the manuel but did not find any solution. Do I have to activate the possibility to scan somewhere? (I don't think so as broadcast stuff can be received like beacons).

Thanks in advance :)
Tom


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