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Posted by:dragorn
Subject:I can't get kismet to run
Date:18:03:22 10/01/2008

> > Hello.
> > I need some help.
> >
> > I'm trying to use kismet on Mandriva 2008 with my Atheros.
> > After trying different madwifi and aircrack patches I've found that madwifi-0.9.3.2-3mdv2008.0.rpm can be patched for reinjection on my system(all installation messages were OK).
> > ...
> > I've tried to remove kis1 device and creating a new one with
> > modprobe ath_pci autocreate=monitor
> > but the new one is automatically called kis1. I guess madwifi doesn't like that name.
>
> Before running kismet, stop networkmanager and any other monopolistic cardgrabbing programs that your distro of choice starts up automagically.
>

And consider disabling the udev autonaming preserve crap, which causes all sorts of issues with dev names.

-m


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