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Posted by:dragorn
Subject:kismet can only run a few minutes with some wireless card,why?
Date:14:40:35 19/10/2007

> In my laptop, under the linux 2.6.28-fc.6,and with Netgear WAG511,all is OK.
> But when I try to use TP-LINK TL-WN510G, kismet can only run a few minutes and then nothing can be seen. It seems that kismet doesn't gather any info and any
> packet.
> Also I try again to run kismet with Netgear WPN 311(a pci card) on my computer and the situation is the same,only afer a few minutes the kismet stop work.
> The version of madwifi I used is the 0.9.3;and the kismet is Kismet-2007-10-R1.
> Why?

Because madwifi-ng seems to have race conditions. See the readme, devel blog posts, and multiple forum posts discussing this and possible workarounds (disable auto-vap building on the module, try using ath5k instead)


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