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Posted by:dragorn
Subject:drone client failed to find the sentinel value in a packet
Date:00:27:45 10/06/2011

> Hello
>
> Is this error significant please?
>
> ERROR: Kismet drone client failed to find the sentinel value in a packet
> header, dropping connection. Will attempt to reconnect in 5 seconds
>
> I'm not clear on if its a server or drone issue.. it all seems to reconnect after the message, but they come like buses - none for a while then all at once.
>
> Thanks!

It's not finding the sync byte where it expects it. This shouldn't be happening a lot, not sure what to say. Is your transmission from drone to server on a clean line? Could packets be getting corrupted, or the system otherwise being overwhelmed and doing something stupid?


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