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Posted by:dragorn
Subject:Kismet 'piddir' FATAL error on WRT54GL v1.1 OpenWrt
Date:22:26:46 23/09/2007

> Hellos
> I;ve just been trying to get Kismet to work on my WRT54Gl 1.1 with OpenWRT firmware. As you can see below Iget an error every time I execute Kismet. Not quite sure what the problem is. Any ideas are more that welcome
> root@OpenWrt:~$ kismet_server -f /etc/kismet/kismet.conf
> Using alternate config file: /etc/kismet/kismet.conf
> Suid priv-dropping disabled. This may not be secure.
> FATAL: Your config file does not define a 'piddir' setting. You need to install the latest configuration files. See the troubleshooting section of the README for more information.

Just what it says - you need to define the piddir, which is defined in all current config files. Whoever packaged the copy you're trying to run didn't update the config files. Get a modern config from source.


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