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Posted by:Bert
Subject:FATAL error running kismet.
Date:12:23:12 16/03/2006

What about using the latest version 2006-08-R1 of kismet?
guessing source line should look like source=ipw2200:eth0:MyCard

Any chance of copying and pasting the output when starting kismet.

not sure about arptype 803 but packettype 803 is wireless (I think).

> running debian 3.1 i installed kismet using apt-get.
> my laptop uses the intel ipw2200 and at the time i had the 1.1.0 d
river and firmware 2.4 installed.
> every time i tried to run kismet i got the error that ipw2200 was not a valid source type.
> i tried upgrading to driver 1.1.1 for the ipw2200 and firmware 3.0, patched the driver and edited the makefile to make sure tap was on.
> i still had the same problem.
> i then saw a post saying that kismet-2005-06-R1 now worked flawlessly with kismet with the newest ipw driver and firmware.
> i downloaded kismet-2005-06-R1 and installed with no problems, now i get the error "FATAL: arptype 803 not supported by libpcap - falling back to cooked socket"
> what the.....?
> i've had enough, why does everything in linux have to be so difficult!? yeah i like it but just for once i wish something would just work!
> anyway, rant over. now to finally look and see why my sound doesn't work when it did 3 days ago.


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