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Posted by:alexgrey123
Subject:"arptype 803 not supported by libpcap" error, what to do?
Date:11:13:46 07/02/2007

#kismet
Server options: none
Client options: none
Starting server...
Waiting for server to start before starting UI...
Suid priv-dropping disabled. This may not be secure.
No specific sources given to be enabled, all will be enabled.
Enabling channel hopping.
Enabling channel splitting.
Source 0 (madwifi): Enabling monitor mode for madwifing_g source interface wifi0 channel 6...
WARNING: Found a non-master non-monitor VAP wifi0::ath0. Madwifi-ng has historically had problems with normal-mode VAPs combined with monitor-mode VAPs. You may need to remove them.
NOTICE: Created Madwifi-NG RFMON VAP kis0
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 (madwifi): Opening madwifing_g source interface kis0...
FATAL: arptype 803 not supported by libpcap - falling back to cooked socket
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So, I don't know what to do, not much info i've googled.
Madwifi's driver is latest one, so kismet is.



Please help or give a direction where can i dig more info.




BTW, outputs:

# ifconfig
ath0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:17:9A:02:5C:D8
inet6 addr: fe80::217:9aff:fe02:5cd8/64 Scope:Link
UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
RX bytes:0 (0.0 b) TX bytes:0 (0.0 b)

wifi0 Link encap:UNSPEC HWaddr 00-17-9A-02-5C-D8-D8-7F-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00
UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
RX packets:319 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:540
TX packets:1342 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:199
RX bytes:34582 (33.7 Kb) TX bytes:61732 (60.2 Kb)
Interrupt:11

#less /usr/local/etc/kismet.conf
# Version of Kismet config
version=2005.06.R1

# Name of server (Purely for organizational purposes)
servername=Kismet

# User to setid to (should be your normal user)
suiduser=your_user_here

# Sources are defined as:
# source=sourcetype,interface,name[,initialchannel]
source=madwifing_g,wifi0,madwifi
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