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Posted by:dragorn
Subject:Problems getting Kismet to start with Intel 3945ABG
Date:19:36:19 11/01/2009

> I am using Kismet 2008 05 R1. I tried installing using a package manager and using by compiling from source but I am getting the same error.
> My kernel version is 2.6.24-21-generic.
> I am using iwl3945 as my capture source type.
> I have tried all the other similar ones: ipw3945, ipwlivetap. But they do not work.
> The error I get when attempting "sudo kismet" is:
> FATAL: channel get ioctl failed 95:Operation not supported
> Done.
> I have read that this means that I need to change my drivers. But I have up-to-date iwlwifi drivers (which contain the file iwl3945) in the kernel directory.

Should work fine with iwl, I use it with the 4965 variants. You definitely can't use it with the ipw or ipwlivetap modes for an iwl driver, those are for the ipw intel driver which is out-of-tree


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