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Re: [WIRELESS][NETGEAR] - MA401



OK, me culpa 

 I have effectively forgetten to add Kismet at the end of my source line :-| I'm not enough concentrated !!!!!

    It works fine now.

 	Thanks a lot

 		François



On 20 Jun 2003 20:36:57 +0200
Marcel Gschwandl <tautau@gmx.ch> wrote:

> Hello,
> 
> I see two possibities now.
> 1st: did you start kismet as root or as normal user, because the message
> locks much like the one I get every time I start kismet as normal user
> and not root.
> 
> 2nd: Because of this line
>   FATAL:  Invalid source line 'prism2_hostap,wlan0'
> I think it could also be an error in /etc/kismet/kismet.conf. There has
> to be a line which says: source=prism2_hostap,wlan0,Kismet and to me
> this FATAL: ... says there's only a line source=prism2_hostap,wlan0
> 
> I hope this helps
> 
> apropos driver: I searched a bit in the net and found that the MA401
> works just fine with the hostap-driver so that's nearly shure not a
> problem.
> 
> MfG
> Marcel
> 
> On Fri, 2003-06-20 at 17:17, François Chenais wrote:
> > Hello Marcel, 
> > 
> > Kismet give me those errors
> > 
> > Im' using
> > 
> > Package: kismet         Version: 2.8.1-4
> > Package: hostap-source  Version: 1:0.0.3-1
> > 
> > Perhaps something miss :-|
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > tanna:/etc/network# kismet
> > Server options:  none
> > Client options:  none
> > Entering monitor mode...
> > Using //etc/kismet/kismet.conf sources...
> > Enabling monitor mode for a hostap prism2 card on wlan0 channel 6
> > Starting channel hopper...
> > Starting server...
> > Suid priv-dropping disabled.  This may not be secure.
> > No enable sources specified, all sources will be enabled.
> > FATAL:  Invalid source line 'prism2_hostap,wlan0'
> > **************************************************
> > 
> > Hopping 3 channels per second (333333 microseconds per channel)
> > NOTICE:  No enable sources specified, all sources will be enabled.
> > FATAL:  Invalid source line 'prism2_hostap,wlan0'
> > Starting UI...
> > FATAL:  Could not connect to localhost:2501.
> > Terminating...
> > Leaving monitor mode...
> > Using //etc/kismet/kismet.conf sources...
> > Disabling monitor mode for a hostap prism2 card on wlan0
> > You will likely need to restart your PCMCIA services to reconfigure your card
> > for the correct channel and SSID.
> > Done.
> > 
> > 
> > 	any idea ?
> > 
> > 		François
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > On 19 Jun 2003 18:41:09 +0200
> > Marcel Gschwandl <tautau@gmx.ch> wrote:
> > 
> > > Hello,
> > > 
> > > I use the hostAP driver (0.0.3) together with kismet (2.8.1) and it just
> > > works fine.
> > > 
> > > The other two questions I can't answer directly but perhaps
> > > http://www.hpl.hp.com/personal/Jean_Tourrilhes/Linux/ may help.
> > > It helped me a lot when I searched for a wireless driver but I haven't
> > > read it recently so I don't no if it's still up to date.
> > > 
> > > Greets
> > > Marcel
> > > 
> > > On Thu, 2003-06-19 at 17:56, François Chenais wrote:
> > > > Hello, 
> > > > 
> > > > 	I installed a MA401 card on my computer but I have some questions :
> > > > 
> > > >        First, I installed wlan-ng package and it works. But I had some craches; my computer stop and I had to switch it off. Then, the iwconfig command failed when I wanted to set options 
> > > > 
> > > >     ex : iwconfig wlan0 nick Francois.
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > >       So, I just installed the hostap driver. It works fine but I can't use kismet and airsnot doesn't see any essid.
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > Questions:
> > > >    - Is hostap the good driver for this card
> > > >    - doesn't kismet works with this driver ?
> > > >    - is there any graphical application for managing wireless ?
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > 	Thanks a lot
> > > > 
> > > > 		François
> > > >  
> > > -- 
> > > Marcel Gschwandl <tautau@gmx.ch>
> > > 
> > > The day Microsoft invents something that doesn't suck
> > > is the day they start making vacuum cleaners. -- Ernst Jan Plugge
> > > 
> > > 
> -- 
> Marcel Gschwandl <tautau@gmx.ch>
> 
> The day Microsoft invents something that doesn't suck
> is the day they start making vacuum cleaners. -- Ernst Jan Plugge
> 
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