[kismac] Re: Orinoco Cards

  • From: Ryan Verner <xfesty@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: kismac@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 18 Feb 2003 01:57:23 +1030

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On Monday, February 17, 2003, at 10:33 PM, Michael Rossberg wrote:
> i dont know what could cause this. did you ever try a bsd? because the
> viha driver is based on those. another thing that i could imagine is
> the fact that the linux driver are a little bit messy so something
> might get dropped.

Always planned to try netbsd on this but never got around to it.  
Either way, its a hell of a lot better than the snax patched orinoco 
drivers under Linux.

> ahm there is an open/save function in the file menu.... and you can
> reimport your pcap file. but huge lists are not a good idea in kismac,
> because it slows it down a lot. i will add ip range detection later.

Yeah, we noticed this once we hit about 60 AP's, I had 100% cpu usage 
and scrolling through the AP's was incredibly slow.  Once we hit 110, 
the program was almost unusable, so we called it a night.

Still, im damn impressed :-)

> it is optimized and a newer release, so there might be a real gain.

All my applications load almost instantly now, before there was a 
definite delay, so I'm not imagining it.


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