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Posted by:spectrum
Subject:Kismet on Leopard 10.5.2, Broadcom bcm43xx wireless card
Date:13:01:10 27/05/2008

> > Hello all,
> >
> > i am trying to run Kismet on this new macbook.
> >
> > Stable source release die at startup, with the famous message
> >
> > "FATAL: BIOCSETIF: wlt1: Device not configured"
> >
> > Didn't find any help or workaround still in this forum, except to install the new kismet-newcore, that die for a "Bus error" running kismet_server.
> >
>
> Try subversion from the stable (trunk) branch. Newcore is a totally different beast.
>
> > So, turning back on the stable release code,
> > i changed the code of pcapsource.cc, to "en1".
>
> Sounds like you're using the wrong capture source too, you should be using "darwin" where the source is configured from the source= line.
>
> > After this, i get another famous message,
> > The card should already be in monitor mode. I can skip it, program start but seems is not working properly.
>
> Nope, OSX is BSD based which uses multi-DLT. If it's getting EN10MB it'll never work, even if you comment that out, that packets coming in are 802.3 formatted.
>
> > It would be great to know if this os/card is still not supported, i can wait.
>
> Try svn trunk, it's got the latest fixes for OSX, however I don't think it's ever been tested on a broadcom 11n NIC, which is the latest-gen hw in macs.
>
> -m

Many thanks, solved !

last devel cvs source is working fine with Leopard 10.5.2 / broadcom bcm43xx board.


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