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Posted by:dragorn
Subject:eeebuntu on 701SD 8g
Date:13:34:48 13/04/2009

> ps
> less than a minute after finishing above, it went up to 161 networks, still only 1 ad-hoc and about 75% unencrypted

Bad data from the drivers.

> pss
> May have found the reason, went for a walk to see how far my network reached, at a certain distance a pop up appeared telling me my wireless was disconnected.
> I was under the impression that kismet disconnected normal wireless as it ran, but perhaps the normal connection was still trying to work in the background. Once the wireless was disconected the <no ssid>'s stopped.

Yes. You need to shut down networkmanager while Kismet is running; this will confuse things quite a bit if you don't.


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