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Posted by:dragorn
Subject:kismet & 802.11n
Date:20:43:41 13/01/2014

> Hello,
> I am currently trying out the Wistron DNMA-92 wireless card. It supports 802.11n. I use it with the ath9k driver.
> I have no problem using it with Kismet in any of the 802.11 a, b or g modes. I encounter difficulties in the 802.11n mode:
> For some clients using 802.11n, I get the mac address of the clients, but the signal strength is blocked at 4. I only get a reasonable signal strength (ie. -30db) when a management frame is transmitted by the client.
> Is there any solution please ?

Unfortunately that's all controlled by the driver, so there's not much Kismet can do. The driver is giving bogus data.

Sounds like it can't handle 11n encoded data for signal.

Signal data in monitor mode is almost always bogus.

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