Prism headers

Jouni Malinen jkmaline
Thu Apr 24 18:40:01 PDT 2003

On Wed, Apr 23, 2003 at 06:39:36PM +0200, Thomas Rulmont wrote:

> Can anyone explain me the signification of the Prism2 headers while in monitor 
> mode.
> I would like to have as information as possible, explaining the meaning of 
> each field, and how it is obtain.

In most cases, the fields that contain useful information for a wireless
sniffer are: time (MAC timestamp of the exact time the frame was
received), silence/signal (signal quality information), and TX rate.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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