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Posted by:abhishek374
Subject:FATAL: channel get ioctl failed 22:Invalid argument
Date:06:20:24 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.

What you are saying might be correct there is a driver in it but not madwifi. can you tell me the way to find out which one it is ? and also how do install madwifi on an ubuntu system (all i could find on net was for windows only)
P.S. i am new to linux so please forgive me for my ignorance

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