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Posted by:sfreire
Subject:Atheros 5212 - Fatal
Date:21:12:05 12/05/2006

> > Hi all, anyone have some idea about the following error ?
> > FATAL: Failed to retrieve list of private ioctls 7:Argument list too long
> Sigh, once again:
> Install the latest kismet if you expect the latest drivers to work.
> -m
Thanks dragorn ! i passed that error,
now i have the follow:

FATAL: Dump file error: Unable to open dump file Kismet-May-12-2006-1.dump (Permission denied)

where the kismet try write thats files ?

look the output ...

sh-2.05b$ sudo ./kismet
Server options: none
Client options: none
Starting server...
Waiting for server to start before starting UI...
Will drop privs to sfreire (1001) gid 1001
No specific sources given to be enabled, all will be enabled.
Enabling channel hopping.
Enabling channel splitting.
Source 0 (Atheros): Enabling monitor mode for madwifi_g source interface wifi0 channel 6...
NOTICE: Created Madwifi-NG VAP kis1
WARNING: wifi0 appears to be using Madwifi-NG. Some versions of the Madwifi-NG drivers have problems in monitor mode, especially if non-monitor VAPs are active. If you experience problems, be sure to try the latest versions of Madwifi-NG and remove other VAPs
Source 0 (Atheros): Opening madwifi_g source interface kis1...
Spawned channelc control process 3716
Dropped privs to sfreire (1001) gid 1001
Allowing clients to fetch WEP keys.
WARNING: Disabling GPS logging.
Logging networks to
Logging networks in CSV format to Kismet-May-12-2006-1.csv
Logging networks in XML format to Kismet-May-12-2006-1.xml
Logging cryptographically weak packets to Kismet-May-12-2006-1.weak
Logging cisco product information to
Logging data to Kismet-May-12-2006-1.dump
Writing data files to disk every 300 seconds.
Mangling encrypted and fuzzy data packets.
Tracking probe responses and associating probe networks.
Reading AP manufacturer data and defaults from /usr/local/etc/ap_manuf
Reading client manufacturer data and defaults from /usr/local/etc/client_manuf
Using network-classifier based data encryption detection
FATAL: Dump file error: Unable to open dump file Kismet-May-12-2006-1.dump (Permission denied)
Sending termination request to channel control child 3716...
Waiting for channel control child 3716 to exit...
Kismet exiting.

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