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Posted by:dragorn
Subject:build error with iwl4965 fedora 8
Date:17:22:38 13/12/2007

> I'm fairly new to Linux. I can install and do basic stuff but I am in the process of learning as much as I can now. I cant get kismet to run. When I try I receive the following error:
> [root@localhost ~]# kismet
> Launching kismet_server: /usr/local/bin/kismet_server
> Will drop privs to mathew (500) gid 500
> 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.
> FATAL: Support for capture source type 'iwl4965' was not built. Check the output from 'configure' for more information about why it might not have been compiled in.
> Done.

do what it says: Watch the output of configure and see why it didn't build support for that capture source. You're probably missing either kernel source or pcap headers, and ignored the warnings configure threw out.


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