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Posted by:dragorn
Subject:try autocreate=none with madwifi
Date:17:35:50 25/09/2007

> If anyone is finding they get no data from Kismet on madwifi+Atheros, try:
> # modprobe -r ath_pci wlan_scan_sta ath_rate_sample wlan
> # modprobe auth_pci autocreate=none
>
> It would seem it is ok to manually create a wlandev in sta mode before starting kismet_server, just not auto-create it. The only _obvious_ difference between the two is the name: auto->ath0, manual->ath1 (even if ath0 is specified).
>
> I'm using madwifi svn 2708 on a lenovo T60.

Very interesting. In theory the auto-create vs wlanconfig code may use slightly different paths. How repeatable is this?

I'll put a note in the docs, if this is consistent I'm sure people will be very happy.

-m


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