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Posted by:alex
Subject:ath5k interface name(&) problem
Date:08:14:07 19/10/2009

Hi! (Sorry for my english).

i have ath5007EG in my netbook Fujitsu-siemens Amilo 3520
07:00.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR242x 802.11abg Wireless PCI Express Adapter (rev 01)

When i tryed dirvers madwifi, it was OK with kismet (source=madwifi_ag,ath0,myname)

now i have tried drivers ath5k and i have interface name wlan0 and i cant work with kismet
(source=ath5k_ag,wlan0,myname or source=madwifi_ag,wlan0,myname):

Launching kismet_server: //usr/bin/kismet_server
Suid priv-dropping disabled. This may not be secure.
No specific sources given to be enabled, all will be enabled.
Non-RFMon VAPs will be destroyed on multi-vap interfaces (ie, madwifi-ng)
Enabling channel hopping.
Enabling channel splitting.
NOTICE: Disabling channel hopping, no enabled sources are able to change channel.
Source 0 (myname): Enabling monitor mode for madwifi_ag source interface wlan0 channel 6...
ERROR: Unable to create VAP: Operation not supported
ERROR: Unable to create monitor-mode VAP
WARNING: wlan0 appears to not accept the Madwifi-NG controls. Will attempt to configure it as a standard Madwifi-old interface. If you are using madwifi-ng, be sure to set the source interface to the wifiX control interface, NOT athX
FATAL: Failed to retrieve list of private ioctls 95:Operation not supported
Done.

What is the problem?
Thank you


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