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Posted by:abhishek374
Subject:FATAL: channel get ioctl failed 22:Invalid argument
Date:06:18:24 07/06/2012

> > > Well after going all the docs and forums i am posting this..
> > > once i run kismet from my terminal i get this -
> >
> > > 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
> >
> > This looks like a really old kismet - install the latest release from the downloads page and then follow the quick start guide in the documentation.
> >
> > As the errors say, it looks as if you're forcing it to behave like it was on madwifi, and, it isn't.
> If your interface is in monitor mode try and append forcevap=false into the interface config line and that should remove the error which worked for me.

Well, I tried this by appending the line in my kismet.conf file but result was same.

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