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Posted by:DAE51D
Subject:FATAL: SetIFFlags: Unknown interface wlan0: Connection timed out
Date:03:38:36 07/02/2006

kismet.conf has "source=hostap,wlan0,prism2source"

locutus etc # kismet
Server options: none
Client options: none
Starting server...
Waiting for server to start before starting UI...
Will drop privs to daevid (1000) gid 100
Enabling channel hopping.
Enabling channel splitting.
Source 0 (prism2source): Enabling monitor mode for hostap source interface wlan0 channel 6...
FATAL: SetIFFlags: Unknown interface wlan0: Connection timed out

running kernel 2.6.14-gentoo-r2 (udev) with the kernel module for hostap

my udev rule looks like:
KERNEL="eth*", SYSFS{address}="00:02:6f:MY_MAC_HERE", NAME="wlan0"

locutus etc # iwconfig
wlan0 IEEE 802.11-DS ESSID:"" Nickname:""
Mode:Managed Bit Rate:11 Mb/s
RTS thr:off
Encryption key:off
Link Quality:24 Signal level:144 Noise level:107
Rx invalid nwid:0 invalid crypt:0 invalid misc:0

What am I doing wrong? This card (Senao NL-2511CD+EXT2) and notebook (Dell i8200) used to work fine with older kernels (devfs) and the linux-wlan-ng drivers.


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