Re: Approaches to enabling scanning for AirPort (not Extreme)
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Luca Bigliardi - shammash wrote:
| On Fri, Feb 25, 2005 at 04:38 PM, Barry Hawkins wrote:
|>I applied this patch, and kismet seems to work now, but after using
|>kismet my wifi card sometimes goes into a seizure. During the kernel
|>build, I noticed some warnings when the wireless drive was being
|>compiled; the lines are attached to the end of this message.
| I think that these are not airport-related problems, i've tried another
| orinoco-based pcmcia card on my old i386 laptop and it suffered the same
| problems. You can see that it's also impossible to stop channel hopping.
| There are strange behaviors also without dragorn patch: sometimes i have
| to set the Managed mode to connect to an Ad-Hoc network.
| If you want to play seriously with wireless i think you should buy
| another card based on a better supported chip.
Ironically, I sold two 15" Aluminum PowerBooks and got this TiBook
mainly b/c of supported internal wireless. I already have a Cisco
Aironet 350 card and a Proxim. Guess I could've saved myself time and
trouble and lost money. 8^)
|>Also, I noticed that (prior to running kismet and the wifi freaking out)
|>iwlist scanning does not work:
|>$ sudo iwlist eth1 scanning
|>eth1 Interface doesn't support scanning : Operation not supported
| IIRC this should be solved in CVS drivers.
Thanks, I will check it out.
All Things Computed
Registered Linux User #368650
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