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Posted by:dragorn
Subject:Dedected plugin sees no traffic
Date:04:15:52 01/11/2009

> > Figure out why that is - probably permissions.
> >
> It's running suid so perms shouldn't be a problem. No better if I run it under root. More likely the driver is generating an error on the Open method. Any way of increasing the debug level to get an errno?

Running suid doesn't imply that it's going to open the dect source as root - infact, plugins *can not* run suid and define sources that require root, because then the kismet_capture binary would have to be plugin-aware, and that's way too scary. The only way to have a plugin that requires root privs is to do the whole kismet server as root (ignoring suid options)

No, there is no way to increase the debug level, unless the plugin has an option (afaik, it does not). You could start editing the source to print better errors on fail though, or the dedected guys might have a better idea.


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