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Posted by:meandi
Subject:sources for kismet
Date:05:55:06 09/08/2008

> > Hi I'm new to kismet and have a question about my sources.
> >
> > these are my sources:
> > source=ipw3945,wifi0,intel,11
> > source=iwl3945,wifi0,intel,11
> > source=ipwlivetap,wifi0,livetap,11
> >
> > (they all work)
> >
> > Are there any advantages* in having duplicates because I think they are overlapping?
> >
> > And if no wich entery(s) should i remove?
> >
> > Idea's on the matter are welcome.
> >
> > (*does the word need another 'd'?)
>
> ipw3945 is for the (now deprecated) ipw drivers.
>
> iwl3945 is for the new kernel-mainline iwl drivers.
>
> livetap is for non-hopping simultaneous rfmon on the ipw drivers, it doesn't have any relationship to the iwl drivers.
>
> Pick whichever one applies to the drivers you're using.
>
> Kismet generally tries to "do the right thing" so it will try a few config options, especially on sources which have historically had more change in their control mechanisms, so depending on the card you can sometimes get overlap between sources working properly.
>
> -m

Ty for the advice i'll probably go for the iwl drivers.


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