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Posted by:dragorn
Subject:FATAL: pcap reported netlink type 1 (EN10MB) for wlan0
Date:07:21:33 08/03/2006

> I'm using a Netgear PCMCIA card model MA401 with wlan-ng drivers in a 2.4.20 kernel. Normal wireless operation is fine. Ethereal also runs fine.
>
> I built kismet 2005.08.R1 from source and installed it with no apparent problems. However, when I run kismet I get the subject FATAL error, as below.
> From this output, it appears that rfmon mode is successful, since the error does not occur until several lines below the "Enabling monitor mode" message.
>
> Can anyone shed some light on why kismet/pcap complains?

Sounds like the wlanctl-ng stuff isn't in your path. Make sure it is, or else kismet can't control your card.

-m


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