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Posted by:dragorn
Subject:USB 802.11a/b/g/n work with Kismet?
Date:23:03:36 15/03/2010

> Hi,
>
> Since its difficult to find a cardbus that supports 802.11n (as well as a/b/n) on dual band 2.4, 5 GHz where the driver supports monitor mode (either in kernel or supplied by chip manu), wanted to consider USB options if that's supported by kismet. From what I see in documentation there is only limitation for USB in OSX, wondering if limitations in Linux for USB?

If it has an in-kernel driver it tends to work fine.

Ath9k in cardbus form will work, with new (2.6.32 and newer) kernels, the alfa-n usb device will work.

It won't (necessarily) sniff 11n, but it'll get abg (and maybe, n, depends on the drivers)

-m


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