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Posted by:dragorn
Subject:Timestamping of packets
Date:08:47:33 31/03/2008

> Hi,
>
> I am working on a project involving packet capturing and merging. Kismet drone seems to have capability to merge packets. But how are packets timestamped? Are they local system clock time of individual drone? Or are they GPS time stamped? Are the kismet drones synchronized?

It's timestamped with whatever pcap timestamps it with - maybe the kernel ts from when it entered the skb, maybe the ts when it leaves the skb and goes into userspace.

-m


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