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Posted by:crlach
Subject:Intel 5100 agn problem?
Date:02:07:32 02/12/2009

I'm trying to monitor RF traffic with an intel 5100 wireless adapter, and I have been struggling with how to get the interface to see 802.11a traffic. I have an AP right next to me broadcasting mixed 802.11a/n. What do I need to do to the kismet.conf file to actually see the network?

I know it could be a driver issue. Do I have to patch something somewhere to allow the card to monitor the 5ghz band? I'm running Backtrack 4, installed to a hard disk partition (not booting from live cd).

The main reason I'm trying to get this up and running is to perform a really basic site survey for a class project, and I CAN set the network to use 802.11b (probably will for the purposes of meeting my deadline) but now my curiosity is getting the better of me. Any suggestions?

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