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davidspitzer
followed the faqs using kathrin and a ambicom 1100 card -- works great conecting to the internet. Here is my config in kismet and i get a unkown capture source type Prism 2 -- kismet site says the ambicom is a prism 2 -- anyone get this to work and how?

kismet.conf -----[----] 18 L:[ 7+15 22/329] *(738 /12952b)= 0 48 0x30--v>+version=2004.03.devel.a

# Name of server (Purely for organiational purposes)
servername=Kismet

# User to setid to (should be your normal user)
suiduser=kismetuser

# Sources are defined as:
# source=cardtype,interface,name[,initialchannel]
# Card types and required drivers are listed in the README.
# The initial channel is optional, if hopping is not enabled it can be used
# to set the channel the interface listens on.
# source=cisco,eth0,ciscosource
# Other common source configs:
source=prism2,wlan0,prism2source
# source=hostap,wlan1,hostapsource
# source=prism2_avs,wlan0,newprism2source
# source=orinoco,eth0,orinocosource
# An example source line with an initial channel:
# source=orinoco,eth0,silver,11

# Comma-separated list of sources to enable. This is only needed if you defined
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Laze
post your cardctl ident and ifconfig - basically make sure the card is showing up as wlan0 and then try all the different types :-)
davidspitzer
it is showing up as eth0 so i thried all the cards and i still get the same error anyone using an ambicom card with kismet and if so can you post your config


thanks
Laze
What the exact error message you get from kismet?
altais
try source=hostap,wlan0,prism2source. It might work I am a newbie myself. blink.gif
Lexx
QUOTE(davidspitzer @ Sep 24 2004, 05:59 PM)
followed the faqs using kathrin and a ambicom 1100 card -- works great conecting to the internet. Here is my config in kismet and i get a unkown capture source type Prism 2 -- kismet site says the ambicom is a prism 2  -- anyone get this to work and how?

I've attached my kismet.conf file. I use an Ambicom 1100 (see sig)

Also, did you copy the libstdc(???) file per the how to?

Hope this helps.
kic
I have the same card (Ambicom), hostap,wlan0,hostapsource is what I used. Worked fine for me.
davidspitzer
i could not finf the how to about the file libstdc move -- do you have a link to the how to?


thanks
davidspitzer
now it sees the card but says the resource is busy with an ioctl error
ericwerk
I have the same issue with kismet saying the card is busy, I just try a couple of times untill I am lucky
rgrep
QUOTE(davidspitzer @ Sep 30 2004, 04:57 AM)
now it sees the card but says the resource is busy with an ioctl error

I had this problem too. It never happened when I started Kismet within range of my home AP, but if I was out somewhere it would refuse to start. If I kept trying to run Kismet then eventually it would start. The exact error message was:

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FATAL: channel get ioctl failed 16:Device or resource busy

I assume it only happens when you're outside the range of an AP because the card is busy waiting for something to associate with.

I've fixed the problem now by switching drivers from orinoco to hostap. I have a Linksys WCF12 which is Prism 2 (or Prism 3?) and with the default settings in pdaXrom it uses these modules:

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# lsmod
Module                  Size  Used by    Tainted: P
orinoco_cs              4472   1
orinoco                35028   0  [orinoco_cs]
hermes                  4592   0  [orinoco_cs orinoco]

...

I'm not sure why the pdaXrom developers decided to only enable the orinoco driver (comments guys?) but it appears that's the only one it will ever use. For Prism based cards there's no need to use orinoco, especially since hostap is apparently better (and I'm hoping it will let me set my Zaurus up as an Access Point). The file you need to edit to switch drivers is /etc/pcmcia/hermes.conf. I added these lines near the top of the file:

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device "hostap_cs"
  class "hermes"
  module "hostap", "hostap_cs"

Then find the definition for your card (further down in that file) and change the "orinoco_cs" reference to "hostap_cs". The definition for my card nows looks like this:

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card "Linksys CompactFlash Wireless Card"
  version "Linksys", "Wireless CompactFlash Card"
  bind "hostap_cs"

(If you're not sure which entry is for your card, use 'cardctl ident' and search in /etc/pcmcia/hermes.conf for the "product info" it reports.

After editing /etc/pcmcia/hermes.conf, eject your card and restart the PCMCIA services:

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cardctl eject 0
<remove card>
/etc/rc.d/init.d/pcmcia restart
<insert card>

You can test if it's worked by running lsmod again:

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# lsmod
Module                  Size  Used by    Tainted: P
hostap_cs              45896   1
hostap                 85568   0  [hostap_cs]
...

You'll now have to modify your kismet.conf and change the source line. I use:

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source=hostap,wlan0,hostapsource


(NB: Don't bother trying to use the prism2 source examples in kismet.conf, they aren't valid cardtype entries any more - see http://www.kismetwireless.net/documentation.shtml for the full list)
Lexx
QUOTE(davidspitzer @ Sep 29 2004, 11:51 AM)
i could not finf the how to about the file libstdc move -- do you have a link to the how to?


thanks

unsure.gif I do appologise for the delay. I must have missed an email. sad.gif In either case, here is the link. unsure.gif

Hope this helps.

http://www.zaurususergroup.com/modules.php...0the%20SL-6000L
dlichterman
im having trouble with libstdc++....says it still can't find it so then the server fails----chmod help maybe? created the symlink....what chmod does it need

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error while loading shared libraries: lib_____:no such file blah
killing server......
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SL-5500 followed the instructions
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