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Posted by:abhinav
Subject:Kismet does not check for 80211n packet
Date:22:46:29 29/11/2011

I am using Atheros ath9k, which uses 80211 n on both the channels.
I wanted to see the n packets in the network, but seems like kismet will mark it as a,b,g ?

> Does that mean, If I want to analyze 80211 n performance, I need to work on windows ?
>
> > > Going through kismet source code, (packetsource_pcap.cc, lines 559 onward, latest release ), I cannot find how it checks for 80211 n packets ?
> > > There is a check on a,b,g,t.
> > >
> > > There is a macro for G, PUREG ...
> > > How do I find out the particular packet is a 802.11 n packet or not ?
> >
> > With the current state of drivers, as far as I'm aware, you cannot.
> >
> > 11n on linux is awful.


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