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Posted by:ttl
Subject:Kismet stops receiving packets after a while.
Date:12:20:53 02/03/2008

> I'm using Debian lenny, madwifi 0.9.4 and kismet 2007.10.R1 from svn.
> My hardware is a gigabyte GN-WIAG02 802.11bg minipci card.
> lspci output: 02:02.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications, Inc. AR5212/AR5213 Multiprotocol MAC/baseband processor (rev 01)
> Kismet stops receiving packets after a while (3 to 20min). The channel indicator continues to change channels but no data is received anymore and no card power levels are indicated anymore.

I solved the problem by compiling the madwifi-ng modules from the original source on the madwifi website. So the problem was related to the debian madwifi-source package version 0.9.4~rc2-1 which i used to compile the modules.

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