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Posted by:Steven
Subject:Kismet get freezed after about two minutes
Date:16:22:54 24/03/2011

> > One more thing to mention:
> > when kismet was running, I coded "top" in the terminal from which I coulc find a command "irq/17-b43" was running. And when kismet freezed (stop capturing packets), the "irq/17-b43" just disappeared.
> >
> > Is there anything I can do to keep the "irq/17-b43" running for a long time...
>
> This implies your drivers are broken.
>
> Try a newer kernel, or the compat-wireless package for your distribution if one exists.

Many thanks Dragorn,

I will try the compat-wireless package for my ubuntu 10.10.
Actually, if I added source when kismet got frozen, irq/17-b43 will appeared again and kismet got resumed again for around 2 minutes.

Thanks again


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