iwconfig: Invalid misc

Computer Abet & Trade office
Fri Apr 30 04:27:29 PDT 2004

Hi all, what is Invalid misc for, and why I have soo mutch ????

 ... even if U put those two AP close (on 1m distance) we will still have
invalid misc ????

wlan0     IEEE 802.11b  ESSID:"test"  Nickname:"WAP1"
          Mode:Managed  Frequency:2.422GHz  Access Point: 00:90:4B:19:2E:E3
          Bit Rate:11Mb/s   Sensitivity=1/3
          Retry min limit:8   RTS thr:off   Fragment thr:off
          Encryption key:1921-6877-11   Security mode:restricted
          Power Management:off
          Link Quality:18/92  Signal level:-90 dBm  Noise level:-100 dBm
          Rx invalid nwid:0  Rx invalid crypt:173  Rx invalid frag:0
          Tx excessive retries:0  Invalid misc:458186   Missed beacon:0
<--------- what is this

(dhis is link width 4km distance, directiona antennas panel *16dB to
can-horn *10dB , firm 1.7.4, gemtek PCI 50mW, on
both-sides hostap???)

I have no tx retries !!!!

ping -f
PING ( 56(84) bytes of data.

--- ping statistics ---
8038 packets transmitted, 8037 received, 0% packet loss, time 24806ms
rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 2.318/2.678/15.564/0.386 ms, pipe 2, ipg/ewma
3.086/2.606 ms


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