Re: wlan0: monitor_rx_nl: len(26893) > MAX(2304)

From: Jouni Malinen (
Date: 2002-09-09 18:01:17 UTC

On Mon, Sep 09, 2002 at 09:57:43PM +0800, Huang Xiaodong wrote:

> What's following message meanings?
> wlan0: monitor_rx_nl: len(26893) > MAX(2304)
> wlan0: monitor_rx_nl: len(19704) > MAX(2304)

Prism2 cards seem to return odd frame descriptors in monitor mode every now and then. I have seen this happening especially when changing channels or receiving frames from a station that is using neighboring channel. The driver drops the frames with such an invalid length field.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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