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Posted by:abhishek374
Subject:FATAL: channel get ioctl failed 22:Invalid argument
Date:13:34:10 05/06/2012

Well after going all the docs and forums i am posting this..
once i run kismet from my terminal i get this -

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 (netgear): Enabling monitor mode for madwifi_a source interface wlan0 channel 36...
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: channel get ioctl failed 22:Invalid argument

after running iwconfig i get this

lo no wireless extensions.

eth2 no wireless extensions.

wlan0 IEEE 802.11bg Mode:Monitor Tx-Power=27 dBm
Retry long limit:7 RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
Power Management:off

please guide me .

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