iwconfig: Invalid misc
deckrider at yahoo.com
Mon Mar 15 13:01:37 EST 2004
--- Joe Parks <jphstap at roinet.com> wrote:
> In my case "invalid misc" was a truncated, WEP encrypted packet and
> I saw them data loss became bad. I was able to trigger them by
> files back and forth but small packets like pings didn't trigger
> So you should check to see if you can trigger them the same way. If
> can you should report your findings to the mailing list.
It is hard to say, but it doesn't seem that ping makes it better or
Also, here is more data (it seems from below that RxFCSErrors=7793 +
RxDiscardsNoBuffer=11 = Invalid misc:7804):
deverly at elbert:/proc/net/hostap/wlan0$ cat stats ; sudo iwconfig wlan0
wlan0 IEEE 802.11b ESSID:"Syndere11a"
Mode:Managed Frequency:2.437GHz Access Point:
Bit Rate:11Mb/s Sensitivity=1/3
Retry min limit:8 RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
Encryption key:597C-5C91-66B8-BF68-2205-96E9-CF Security
Link Quality:48/70 Signal level:-52 dBm Noise level:-100
Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:5 Rx invalid frag:0
Tx excessive retries:7 Invalid misc:7804 Missed beacon:0
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