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Posted by:nightowl
Subject:kismet doesn't start
Date:21:52:57 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.

I mean, there is in fact a wireless interface created called "kis", but no UI at all, that is the problem. I already had this problem recently and posted about it, and thought it was ok then, but no way. Can't even remember how "by chance" i got an UI then. Anyway so, the problem is not solved at all for me.

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