driver warning with kismet

Jun Sun jsun at junsun.net
Sat Jan 25 00:40:36 EST 2003


On Fri, Jan 24, 2003 at 07:49:23PM -0800, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 24, 2003 at 02:53:23PM -0800, Jun Sun wrote:
> 
> > I am running kismet on top of recent CVS hostap driver.  The driver
> > normally works fine, but with kismet it emmits some annoying warnings
> > like:
> > 
> > wlan0: prism2_rx_80211: len(11023) > MAX(2304)
> > 
> > Anybody knows what is wrong here?  A driver bug?  Or a configuration problem?
> 
> Those corrupted frames are coming from the wireless LAN card as far as I
> know. I'm not familiar with kismet operation details, but if it is
> changing channels often, 

Indeed it is doing channel hopping a lot (three times a second, I think).
That should explain why it works fine normaly but not with kismet.

Jun



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