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Posted by:nightowl
Subject:kismet doesn't start
Date:21:48:44 11/07/2007

> Hello,
>
> I have got this error when i want to start kismet on my laptop with kubuntu egdy on it:
>
> sudo kismet
> Server options: none
> Client options: none
> Starting server...
> 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 madwifi_ag source interface wifi0 channel 6...
> WARNING: wifi0 appears to not accept the Madwifi-NG controls. Will attempt to configure it as a standard Madwifi-old interface. If you are using madwifi-ng, be sure to set the source interface to the wifiX control interface, NOT athX
> FATAL: channel get ioctl failed 22:Invalid argument
> [1] + Done(1) ${BIN}/kismet_server --silent ${server}
> Waiting for server to start before starting UI...
>
>
> And nothing else! Of course i set the source of capture to wifi0 for my
> madwifi-ng patched drivers.
> Thanks for help.


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