I don't know off-hand how to do monitor mode "right" with macosx
anymore. I'm sure it's something you can google. :)
We should try and fix that RSSI thing first because incorrect RSSI
makes everything difficult :(
On 17 September 2016 at 16:32, Larry Rosenman <l...@lerctr.org> wrote:
> On 2016-09-17 18:27, Adrian Chadd wrote:
>> Ok, eg:
>> LERCTR NETWORK 2.5 e4:8d:8c:ba:14:ea 2 54M
>> -168:-127 100 EPS SSID<LERCTR NETWORK 2.5>
>> RATES<B2,B4,B11,B22,12,18,24,36> DSPARMS<2> ERP<0x0> HTCAP<cap 0x106e
>> param 0x3 mcsset[0-15] extcap 0x0 txbf 0x0 antenna 0x0> RSN<v1
>> mc:AES-CCMP uc:AES-CCMP km:8021X-PSK> XRATES<48,72,96,108> HTINFO<ctl
>> 2, 5,0,0,0 basicmcs> VEN<dd2a000c42000000011e00100000226325-> WPA<v1
>> mc:AES-CCMP uc:AES-CCMP
>> Ok, it advertises 1M as a basic rate, but it doesn't allow 6 or 12 or
>> 18mb rates, only 24, 36, 48, 54 for 11g. Very amusing.
>> It works fine(tm) at home, where I associate various devices to
>> freebsd APs (and tplinks running vendor code) in 11bg mode. Yeah,
>> those RSSI values look wrong, but it at least does associate.
>> So hm, I wonder whether you're actually sending out the frame, or
>> whether it's goign out but you can't hear the ACK, or the other end
>> isn't ACKing. Do you have some other NIC? eg a urtwn USB NIC? That way
>> we could put it into monitor mode and see what's actually going on
>> when it associates.
> the "better" one from where I'm sitting is:
> LERCTR NETWORK 2.5 bc:ee:7b:6f:41:b8 10 54M -164:-127 100
> EP SSID<LERCTR NETWORK 2.5> RATES<B2,B4,B11,B22,36,48,72,108> DSPARMS<10>
> ERP<0x4> ???<2f0104> RSN<v1 mc:AES-CCMP uc:AES-CCMP km:8021X-PSK>
> XRATES<12,18,24,96> BSSLOAD<sta count 5, chan load 30, aac 0> HTCAP<cap
> 0x19ad param 0x17 mcsset[0-23] extcap 0x0 txbf 0x0 antenna 0x0> HTINFO<ctl
> 10, 8,4,0,0 basicmcs> ???<4a0e14000a002c01c800140005001900>
> ???<7f080500080000000040> WPS<v:1.0 st:C
> VEN<dd090010180205001c0000> WME<qosinfo 0x84 BE[aifsn 3 cwmin 4 cwmax 10
> txop 0] BK[aifsn 7 cwmin 4 cwmax 10 txop 0] VO[aifsn 2 cwmin 3 cwmax 4 txop
> 94] VI[aifsn 2 cwmin 2 cwmax 3 txop 47]> ???<46057208010000>
> which is an ASUS RT-AC68U running the Merlin Firmware.
> The one you listed is a Mikrotik AP.
> I don't have any USB WiFi NIC's. ( I might be able to go over to BestBuy
> and get one, but you'd need to tell me a manufacturer / model.
> I am on a Mac sitting next to it, if that can work (running MacOS Sierra)
> Larry Rosenman http://www.lerctr.org/~ler
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