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Posted by:dragorn
Subject:Kismet and ath9k
Date:19:38:45 11/01/2009

> Hello
> I`ve got simple question : Can i use kismet with atk9k module ?
> My system automaticly load me a this module for my wireless card - i cannot change this (when i try load ath_pci, ath5k or ath_pcmcia i don`t see my wireless interface)
>
> My network adapter (result from lspci) ::
> Network controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR928X Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express) (rev 01)
>
> Source from kismet conf :
> source=ath5k,wlan0,atheros
>
> Kismet start good, but i don`t see any wireless networks (i`have couple near me ) soo that`s problem

ath9k should use the same capture code as ath5k so while I don't generally recommend using the "wrong" source that shouldn't be the problem here.

Get the latest (2.6.28 + compat-wireless) drivers and maybe they'll work better. The current kernel drivers have a lot of thrash and the latest ones fix a lot of things.

-m


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