Download Documentation
Forum Links

Kismet Forums
Posted by:ws58
Subject:Getting error: FATAL: Can't get USB bus index from rausb0
Date:23:45:55 06/08/2009


I'm trying to get kismet working with a Linksys WUSB54GC. It works OK "normally" as a wifi adapter. But I get a fatal error. Any help appreciated.

Xubuntu 9.04.

laptop:~$ sudo kismet
Launching kismet_server: //usr/bin/kismet_server
Suid priv-dropping disabled. This may not be secure.
No specific sources given to be enabled, all will be enabled.
Non-RFMon VAPs will be destroyed on multi-vap interfaces (ie, madwifi-ng)
Enabling channel hopping.
Enabling channel splitting.
NOTICE: Disabling channel hopping, no enabled sources are able to change channel.
Source 0 (rt73): Enabling monitor mode for rt73 source interface rausb0 channel 6...
Source 0 (rt73): Opening rt73 source interface rausb0...
FATAL: Can't get USB bus index from rausb0

Reply to this message