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Posted by:dragorn
Subject:802.11a packets?
Date:19:18:19 18/08/2009

> Hi I'm a student and I'm using kismet-old to monitor some packets, I've set the source to madwifi_ag however I'm only getting 802.11g packets...
> I can see the device hopping to the 5Ghz range.
> any help would be appreciated

You're using an old version (upgrade to the latest release), however assuming your atheros device supports 11a (not a given) then packets will be captured as normal, also assuming your APs are on a channel in your hopping list.

There is no voodoo to capturing 11a packets - set the channel, and if there is traffic, packets.

-m


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