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Posted by:thechiu
Subject:Signal strength and Radiotap information in dump file
Date:18:59:07 14/07/2008

> > Hi
> > I am running kismet with the latest madwifi drivers. While Kismet is running, I could observe both the signal strength and noise. When I exit Kismet and examined the dump file (Kismet-*.dump) using Wireshark, the signal strength and noise information cannot be found. I have 2 questions:
> >
> > 1) How can I obtain the signal strength and noise information from the dump file? I have set at Kismet.conf to log all packets.
> >
> > 2) How can I capture radiotap headers in Kismet? When I open the dump file using Wireshark, the radiotap headers are missing. My current setup does support the capture of radiotap headers since I have used Wireshark to capture packets, and the radiotap headers do appear.
> >
> > Thanks
>
> http://kismetwireless.net/Forum/General/Messages/1214225246.905689c

Thanks for the quick reply.
I am wondering if you know of any third party mods that will allow me to capture the signal strength and noise of each AP beacon using Kismet?
I am trying to stick to Kismet instead of Wireshark because of the GPS logging and channel hopping support.

Thanks


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