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Posted by:casualprogrammer
Subject:ipw3945 vs. iwl3945
Date:17:58:53 13/08/2007

> > Roughly following the steps given there:
> >
> > ifconfig wlan0 down
> > iwconfig wlan0 mode monitor
> > ifconfig wlan0 up
> > wireshark
> >
> > I can actually see packets coming in on wlan0 like:
> >
> > 1193 92.246725 Arcadyan_f1:c1:a8 Broadcast IEEE 802.11 Beacon frame,SN=1995,FN=0,BI=100, SSID: "WLAN-F1C125"
> >
> > So I don't think it should be too difficult to make kismet capture them as well.
> >
> > Alas I am a very casual programmer, so I would appreciate some hints on how to make kismet accept iwl3945 as source.
>
> Try using ipw3945 as a source. If that works, let me know, and I'll add hooks to support it as iwlwifi.
>
> -m

Thanks Dragorn,

somehow this forum software is keeping us from getting the latest:

http://kismetwireless.net/Forum/General/Messages/1186913318.9281771

I had solved this already when you posted, as you said: just using ipw3945 as source works nicely:

source=ipw3945,wlan0,ipw3945-source

Again, thanks for helping out and sorry for causing any confusion.

Casual


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