Need some help in monitor mode for a 3Com wireless card. Enabled default Disabled Packet Coalescing Enables power saving by reducing the number of receive interrupts. Select to optimize battery life. If it does, the link is provided, so just download and compile it. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest.

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However, it is recommended to revert back to the default Medium if no improvement is observed with other values. BB code is On. The following devices are supported since kernel version: The default value is Medium.

For older chips, there are other drivers:. Monitor sniffer – see note.

Did you find this information useful? The settings are only available for the adapters: Table of Contents Introduction. If you are running a distro-supplied kernel, and find that these options are not configured as described here, then you will need to recompile your kernel with these options corrected.


The development versions of the drivers are a part of the compat-wireless project. Download the tarball to your home directory. Medium-low, Medium, or Medium-high: Channel width or Sets the transmit level of the adapter to a maximum.

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When you configure the kernel, you can find this option in the following location:. Click or the topic for details: Select when connecting in a noisy environment to prevent performance degradation. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration.

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Increase the number of coverage areas or confine a coverage area. To get the latest version for newer kernels, please use the firmware git tree instead. October 15, The commit that disabled power management is here.

If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. NAN isn’t considered stable yet and may or may not work depending on the firmware version. It will create a mon0 interface suited for injecting after running it this way:. Use mixed mode protection to avoid data collisions in a mixed Also note that using 40MHz and not 20MHz channel bandwidth will increase the probability to suffer from platform noise since more frequencies might impact the Wi-Fi performance.


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Have you tried the injection test? No Preference default Prefer 2.

Please do not enter contact information. You need native Linux drivers to do any sort of advanced modes. About a week ago I reinstalled Kali Sets monittor adapter to the lowest transmit power.

You need to make sure that your kernel configuration includes these options.