On Sun, 2010-04-18 at 17:36 +0000, Joe wrote:That's because you are using ath5k now. Interfaces need to be specified
> I was using kismet on my SLED 10.1 machine and it was working fine. I
> upgraded to SLED 11.0 and now I cannot get kismet to work. Before the
> upgrade I had a wifi0 interface to specify as a source for Kismet; now
> I have wlan0 and wlan1, but no wifix.
differently if you are using kismet with ath5k.
If you want to know what you are using, I suggest that you install
> I installed a snapshot (madwifi-trunk-r4128-20100325) as well as an
> rpm for OpenSuSE (madwifi-0.9.4-1.i586.rpm).
either one or the other.
If you want to keep using MadWifi, you need to blacklist ath5k by adding
> Harry:~/Downloads # lsmod |grep ath
> ath_pci 222976 0
> wlan 217352 1 ath_pci
> ath_hal 377856 1 ath_pci
> ath5k 95252 0
> mac80211 199728 2 ath5k,b43
> cfg80211 23380 2 ath5k,mac80211
> led_class 3896 2 ath5k,b43
"blacklist ath5k" to any file in /etc/modprobe.d/
> wmaster0 no wireless extensions.
That's a clear sign that you are using a mac80211 based driver, such as
That's because you don't have wifi0.
> Harry:~/Downloads # wlanconfig wlan1 create wlandev wifi0 wlanmode
> wlanconfig: ioctl: No such device