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Posted by:00
Subject:Only management packets.
Date:16:33:48 15/06/2010

> > I've read through the whole troubleshooting+FAQ on the readme and also looked around over the forum but haven't found any answers to this.
> >
> > I'm running kismet ("newcore" from SVN downloaded today) on a nice Realtek card integrated on my toshiba laptop. Every network I see WEP or WPA encrypted and packet counters indicate that I'm getting only management packets, no data nor crypt.
> >
> > Is this normal? I haven't got a chance to try it with open networks yet.
> >
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> if you're channel hopping and the networks don't have active users at the time you're looking, quite normal. Beacons are 10x a second, data is only when someone is talking, and most of the time, no-one is. Tune to your own network and fire off a broadcast ping or something to make some wifi traffic.
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I was on bike today with 3x Wlan Cards (abg) and i have sam problem too. I wasnt too speedy, but i dont catch any data packets.


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