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Posted by:fyooo
Subject:mac80211 couldn't work for ath5k driver?
Date:14:42:50 26/04/2010

hi, all

I'd just install kismet in ubuntu, I changed the /etc/kismet/kismet.conf to:


ath5k 124260 0
mac80211 181140 1 ath5k
led_class 4096 1 ath5k
ath 8060 1 ath5k

wlan0 IEEE 802.11bg ESSID:"TP-LINK_1B9286"
Mode:Managed Frequency:2.437 GHz Access Point: 00:23:CD:1B:92:86
Bit Rate=54 Mb/s Tx-Power=20 dBm
Retry long limit:7 RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
Power Management:off
Link Quality=65/70 Signal level=-45 dBm Noise level=-104 dBm
Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0

But when I run kismet, it always failed:
$ sudo kismet
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.
FATAL: Unknown capture source type 'Madwifi-ng' in source 'Madwifi-ng,wlan0,wifi'

I have change the kismet.conf to:
But couldnot help.

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