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Posted by:melko
Subject:kismet doesn't start properly
Date:22:05:50 18/11/2007

I've configured the conf. files according to the readme, but when I start kismet I get:


sudo kismet
Launching kismet_server: /usr/bin/kismet_server
Will drop privs to user (500) gid 100
No specific sources given to be enabled, all will be enabled.
Non-RFMon VAPs will be destroyed on multi-vap interfaces (ie, madwifi-ng)
Enabling channel hopping.
Enabling channel splitting.
Source 0 (user): Enabling monitor mode for ipw3945 source interface wlan0 channel 6...
Source 0 (user): Opening ipw3945 source interface wlan0...
Spawned channel control process 2947
Dropped privs to user (500) gid 100
Will attempt to put networkmanager to sleep...
Allowing clients to fetch WEP keys.
WARNING: Disabling GPS logging.
ERROR: Unable to find room for logging files within 100 counts. If you really are
logging this many times in 1 day, change log title or edit the source.
Sending termination request to channel control child 2947...
Waiting for channel control child 2947 to exit...
WARNING: Error disabling monitor mode: Failed to set channel 0 22:Invalid argument
WARNING: user (wlan0) left in an unknown state. You may need to manually
restart or reconfigure it for normal operation.
WARNING: Sometimes cards don't always come out of monitor mode
cleanly. If your card is not fully working, you may need to
restart or reconfigure it for normal operation.
Trying to wake networkmanager back up...
Kismet exiting.
Done.

Especially I don't know what this means

ERROR: Unable to find room for logging files within 100 counts. If you really are
logging this many times in 1 day, change log title or edit the source.

thanks in advance for reading this


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