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Posted by:mikew
Subject:LOCAL: Kismet drone server client fd 5 ring buffer full, throwing away packet
Date:12:54:00 25/10/2010

Excellent, thanks for the comprehensive reply..

> > Hi
> >
> > What does this message mean please:
> >
> > LOCAL: Kismet drone server client fd 5 ring buffer full, throwing away packet
> >
> > Being reported by a drone
>
> Means the ring buffer for the network socket is full.
>
> Either:
>
> - You connected something not a server to the socket and it's not processing packets right and causing the client to back up
>
> - The server isn't keeping up, either because it's on really slow hardware, it hung, or something
>
> - The network connection on the drone is too slow to keep up with the amount of wireless traffic being seen


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