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Posted by:sbiddo
Subject:mac80211_setchannel() could not set channel 5/2432 on interface 'wlan0mon' err -25
Date:15:45:22 09/04/2013

i have installed kismet_drone on openwrt on a TPLINK WR842ND
when i try to run it i get

ERROR: Kismet was started as root, NOT launching external control binary. This
is NOT the preferred method of starting Kismet as Kismet will continue
to run as root the entire time. Please read the README file section
about Installation & Security and be sure this is what you want to do.
INFO: Reading from config file /etc/kismet_drone.conf
INFO: Plugin system disabled by Kismet configuration file or command line
INFO: No 'dronemaxclients' config line defined for the Kismet drone server,
defaulting to 5 clients.
INFO: Kismet will attempt to hop channels at channels per second unless
overridden by source-specific options
INFO: No specific sources named on the command line, sources will be read from
INFO: Matched source type 'ath9k' for auto-type source 'wlan0'
INFO: Using hardware channel list 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11, 11 channels on
source wlan0
INFO: Source 'wlan0' will attempt to create and use a monitor-only VAP instead
of reconfiguring the main interface
INFO: Created source wlan0 with UUID 6eef827c-a12c-11e2-af38-156103c30632
INFO: Will attempt to reopen on source 'wlan0' if there are errors
INFO: Created TCP listener on port 501
INFO: Starting GPS components...
INFO: GPS support disabled in kismet.conf
INFO: Kismet drone starting to gather packets
INFO: Source 'wlan0' attempting to create mac80211 VAP 'wlan0mon'
INFO: Started source 'wlan0'
ERROR: mac80211_setchannel() could not set channel 1/2412 on interface
'wlan0mon' err -25
ERROR: mac80211_setchannel() could not set channel 5/2432 on interface
'wlan0mon' err -25

while my kismet_drone.conf file looks like this
# Hosts allowed to connect, comma separated. May include netmasks.

can anyone help me out?

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