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Posted by:pshootr
Subject:problem installing network tools to ubuntu
Date:22:21:56 12/01/2008

> > > > Hello, I just installed (ubuntu 7.10) I have ipw2200 and I have installed latest linux drivers as well as firmware 3.0 I am able to start kismet, but it soon gives me this message.
> > > >
> > > > Didn't detect any Cisco Discovery Packets, unlinking cisco dump─didn't see any weak encryption packets, unlinking weak file 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. Kismet exiting
> > >
> > > Standard messages and warnings. Not errors.
> > >
> > >
> > > > Also I have not been able to install network tools correctly. I get a **** pile of errors all having to do with iwlib.c
> > > >
> > > > Anyone know what I need to do to solve this?
> > >
> > > You're missing some headers. Check the ubuntu forums to find out what package provides them.
> > > Ok, I figured that after I start kismet, the pc connects to my network again. And that is why kismet stops. So what can I do short of unpluging my router to make sure it does not connect to the router again after starting kismet?
> > > -m Thanks for the reply, your rite. I got the headers last night and now network tools installed ok. How ever I still get the same message as before when I run kismet, it opens fine then gives me the same message. When I installed network tools I got a message saying not to forget to add (some path) to my ldconfig. But I have not done that yet. Could this be why?
>
> Ah, I just noticed this message in the status portion
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> Connected to Kismet server version 2007.01.R1 build 20050815211952 on localhost:2501 │
> │ localhost:2501 TCP error: socket returned EOF, server has closed the connection.
>
> What can I do to resolve this message? I have a feeling it is an issue with the configuration of my ipw2200 card. I just don't know what.


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