AW: Anyone having problems with Kismet, HostAP and Kernel 2.6
Auer, Karl James
Thu Mar 11 16:42:36 PST 2004
>Im Auftrag von David Goodenough
> However when I run Kismet it just will not start. It
> complains that the Set Frequency request was invalid.
> It then complains that:-
> FATAL: capture child 3655 packet buffer empty and flagged as
> diseased, exiting
> and shuts down.
I had the first problem, not the second. I'm trying unsuccessfully to
imagine a "diseased" packet buffer :-)
It turned out that the channels I had in my frequency list were not
valid for the card I was using. Fixed the channel list, and everything
worked fine. Check out 80211bchannels and 80211achannels.
Karl Auer (karl.auer at id.ethz.ch) Geschaeft/work +41-
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Eidgenoessische Technische Hochschule, Zuerich
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