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Posted by:dragorn
Subject:problem when using wlan0mon
Date:15:50:14 25/03/2011

> When I set "ncsource=wlan0:retry=true,vap=wlan0mon", there are errors: "ERROR: mac80211_setchannel() could not set channel 8/2447 on interface wlan0mon' err -16
> "
> After "sudo killall dhclient", kismet stops capturing packets. And when I do not kill dhclient, the networkmanager kept scanning wireless AP and kismet could capture packets a little.
> So it seems like kismet could not wake up my wireless card, which is BCM4312
> I do run into kinds of hair pulling problems with kismet....
> NEED help.


It sounds like your driver is profoundly broken.

There is nothing Kismet can do about a broken driver!


Upgrade your kernel, or use the bleeding-edge driver package if one exists for your distribution. Or use a better support wireless card.

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