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Posted by:kek
Subject:Kismet will not start: getpwuid() failed error (on Gentoo)
Date:12:58:57 01/05/2006

> I think I made a mistake. Now that I think about it, the command I think I ran way back when was in fact:
> cd / ; chroot 755 . ; chroot 755 ..
> I ran that command as root. Give that a shot and let me know if it executes successfully or returns an error.

I think you meant chmod, not chroot...

I did it and it worked ! Thank you for your help. My root ('/') was 744. Kismet works fine now.

But this error is strange, Kismet cannot be the only software to use getpwuid() ?

Thank you again for your help

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