Kismet on OSX 10.5.1 Leopard

caliel caliel at
Thu Nov 22 15:03:00 PST 2007

I am away from access to alternate hardware, please let me know what you
find.  I have not found a resolution as yet.  I saw you also responded to a
post at the Kismet site, perhaps one of the 3 of us will find a solution.


trolley wrote:
> caliel wrote:
>> Kismet fails as follows.
>>      Yliakum:~ caliel$ sudo kismet
>>      Password:
>>      Launching kismet_server: /opt/local/bin/kismet_server
>>      Will drop privs to caliel (502) gid 20
>>      No specific sources given to be enabled, all will be enabled.
>>      Non-RFMon VAPs will be destroyed on multi-vap interfaces (ie,
>> madwifi-ng)
>>      Enabling channel hopping.
>>      Enabling channel splitting.
>>      INFO:  wlt1 looks like a Broadcom card running under Darwin.
>>      Source 0 (airport_extreme): Enabling monitor mode for darwin source
>> interface en1 channel 6...
>>      î|07-11-19 14:00:48.175 kismet_server[3092:10b] †
>>      INFO: en1 looks like a Broadcom card running under Darwin and
>> already
>> has monitor mode enabled in the kernel.
>>      Source 0 (airport_extreme): Opening darwin source interface wlt1...
>>      FATAL: BIOCSETIF: wlt1: Device not configured
>>      Done.
> I'm getting the same error on a Powerbook G4. Did you figure anything out?
> I'm going to try it with a Ralink USB dongle and see if I have any more
> luck.

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