[kismac] Re: Another 004d user with freezes

Hi Mick,

I thought maybe it was a preference getting corrupted or something in 
the setup, so I deleted the prefs, but it still freezes on the most 
likely Wallstreet powerbook to work.

Rob
On Monday, May 5, 2003, at 02:58  PM, Rob Frohne wrote:

>
> Here is an update on this situation....  I tried it on my other
> Wallstreet II powerbook and it works there.  (No freeze when loading
> the driver.)  I'll do some more to see what I can do to isolate the
> problem.
>
> Rob
> On Monday, May 5, 2003, at 02:43  AM, Michael Rossberg wrote:
>
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>>> Well, I tried the Bronze card in my Wallstreet and it froze as 
>>> before.
>>> I also tried the Silver card in the Ti, and it worked beautifully.  I
>>> guess it has something to do with the Wallstreet.  What is different
>>> between the two?
>>
>> i have not even an idea. i guess the bus is slower, and we receive 
>> some
>> kind of a timeout, since the new driver is much faster...
>> arrrrrrrrrrrrrg can someone else confirm the behavior?
>>
>>>  Hmmm... I'm running a G4 in both of them, because I'm
>>> using a Sonnet upgrade card in the Wallstreet.  I had the
>>> WirelessDriver installed on the Wallstreet, but I did a kextunload on
>>> it successfully before trying KisMAC.  The Ti has in addition to the
>>> PCMCIA card, an Airport card, and it was being used for networking.  
>>> I
>>> had also tried moving the WirelessDriver.kext to
>>> WirelessDriver.kext.old so it wouldn't load at all at startup and
>>> restarted.  That didn't help.
>>>
>>> I have a suggestion for another helpful feature.  Since the monitor
>>> mode doesn't have error correction we often get errors.  I use KisMAC
>>> to try and trouble-shoot my wireless connection to school (several
>>> kilometers away).  The max signal strength number gets messed up soon
>>> after starting to listen by what I'm sure is a bogus number.  Could
>>> you
>>> supply an average number as well as the max?  This would be more
>>> accurate for my type of work, and I'm sure it would be helpful to
>>> others.
>>
>> mh. i ll see what i can do, i guess i need a to make myself a to-do
>> list....
>>
>>> I would also like to second the request for the sticky SSID.  I don't
>>> know if that has been put in yet, or not, because I didn't listen 
>>> long
>>> enough to see the SSID come and go this time, but I would certainly
>>> like that, since the access points I use don't broadcast their ID's
>>> often.
>>
>> i dont know if this is quite a good idea. why dont you load an old
>> kismac file. the problem is, that most people believe in what they 
>> see,
>> and if the ap changed the ssid, we will show the old ssid for quite
>> sometime.....
>>
>> mick
>>
>>
>>>> Hi Mick,
>>>>
>>>> It still freezes with my Wallstreet II and Wavlan Silver when the
>>>> driver loads.
>>>>
>>>> I had KisMAC crash several times too, but I'm not sure they are
>>>> related.  Here is my KisMAC crash log if it helps.
>>>>
>>>> **********
>>>>
>>>> Date/Time:  2003-05-02 14:55:39 -0700
>>>> OS Version: 10.2.5 (Build 6L29)
>>>> Host:       Rob-Frohnes-Computer.local.
>>>>
>>>> Command:    KisMAC
>>>> PID:        416
>>>>
>>>> Exception:  EXC_BREAKPOINT (0x0006)
>>>> Code[0]:    0x00000001Code[1]:    0x8fe01280
>>>>
>>>> Thread 0 Crashed:
>>>>   #0   0x8fe01280 in halt
>>>>   #1   0x8fe0329c in load_library_image
>>>>   #2   0x8fe06134 in load_images_libraries
>>>>   #3   0x8fe026e8 in load_executable_image
>>>>   #4   0x8fe01410 in _dyld_init
>>>>
>>>> PPC Thread State:
>>>>    srr0: 0x8fe01280 srr1: 0x0002f030                vrsave:
>>>> 0x00000000
>>>>     xer: 0x20000000   lr: 0x8fe0a064  ctr: 0x8fe28f78   mq:
>>>> 0x00000000
>>>>      r0: 0x00000004   r1: 0xbffffb70   r2: 0x6e732f41   r3:
>>>> 0x000000e5
>>>>      r4: 0x00000000   r5: 0x000000e5   r6: 0x0000290a   r7:
>>>> 0x726e6f20
>>>>      r8: 0x66696c65   r9: 0x00000000  r10: 0xbffff8eb  r11:
>>>> 0x00000026
>>>>     r12: 0x8fe71b0d  r13: 0x00000000  r14: 0x00003de4  r15:
>>>> 0x00000000
>>>>     r16: 0xbffffe14  r17: 0x00000001  r18: 0x00000000  r19:
>>>> 0x00003418
>>>>     r20: 0x00000001  r21: 0x00000000  r22: 0x00000000  r23:
>>>> 0x00000000
>>>>     r24: 0x8fe4b3ec  r25: 0x00000002  r26: 0x00000002  r27:
>>>> 0x00000000
>>>>     r28: 0x00001db4  r29: 0x00000000  r30: 0x8fe484d8  r31:
>>>> 0x8fe09ecc
>>>>
>>>> **********
>>>>
>>>> Date/Time:  2003-05-02 16:09:43 -0700
>>>> OS Version: 10.2.5 (Build 6L29)
>>>> Host:       Rob-Frohnes-Computer.local.
>>>>
>>>> Command:    KisMAC
>>>> PID:        430
>>>>
>>>> Exception:  EXC_BREAKPOINT (0x0006)
>>>> Code[0]:    0x00000001Code[1]:    0x8fe01280
>>>>
>>>> Thread 0 Crashed:
>>>>   #0   0x8fe01280 in halt
>>>>   #1   0x8fe0329c in load_library_image
>>>>   #2   0x8fe06134 in load_images_libraries
>>>>   #3   0x8fe026e8 in load_executable_image
>>>>   #4   0x8fe01410 in _dyld_init
>>>>
>>>> PPC Thread State:
>>>>    srr0: 0x8fe01280 srr1: 0x0002f030                vrsave:
>>>> 0x00000000
>>>>     xer: 0x20000000   lr: 0x8fe0a064  ctr: 0x8fe28f78   mq:
>>>> 0x00000000
>>>>      r0: 0x00000004   r1: 0xbffffb70   r2: 0x6e732f41   r3:
>>>> 0x000000e5
>>>>      r4: 0x00000000   r5: 0x000000e5   r6: 0x0000290a   r7:
>>>> 0x726e6f20
>>>>      r8: 0x66696c65   r9: 0x00000000  r10: 0xbffff8eb  r11:
>>>> 0x00000026
>>>>     r12: 0x8fe71b0d  r13: 0x00000000  r14: 0x00003de4  r15:
>>>> 0x00000000
>>>>     r16: 0xbffffe14  r17: 0x00000001  r18: 0x00000000  r19:
>>>> 0x00003418
>>>>     r20: 0x00000001  r21: 0x00000000  r22: 0x00000000  r23:
>>>> 0x00000000
>>>>     r24: 0x8fe4b3ec  r25: 0x00000002  r26: 0x00000002  r27:
>>>> 0x00000000
>>>>     r28: 0x00001db4  r29: 0x00000000  r30: 0x8fe484d8  r31:
>>>> 0x8fe09ecc
>>>>
>>>> **********
>>>>
>>>> Date/Time:  2003-05-03 22:06:34 -0700
>>>> OS Version: 10.2.5 (Build 6L29)
>>>> Host:       Rob-Frohnes-Computer.local.
>>>>
>>>> Command:    KisMAC
>>>> PID:        684
>>>>
>>>> Exception:  EXC_BREAKPOINT (0x0006)
>>>> Code[0]:    0x00000001Code[1]:    0x8fe01280
>>>>
>>>> Thread 0 Crashed:
>>>>   #0   0x8fe01280 in halt
>>>>   #1   0x8fe0329c in load_library_image
>>>>   #2   0x8fe06134 in load_images_libraries
>>>>   #3   0x8fe026e8 in load_executable_image
>>>>   #4   0x8fe01410 in _dyld_init
>>>>
>>>> PPC Thread State:
>>>>    srr0: 0x8fe01280 srr1: 0x0002f030                vrsave:
>>>> 0x00000000
>>>>     xer: 0x20000000   lr: 0x8fe0a064  ctr: 0x8fe28f78   mq:
>>>> 0x00000000
>>>>      r0: 0x00000004   r1: 0xbffffb70   r2: 0x6e732f41   r3:
>>>> 0x000000e5
>>>>      r4: 0x00000000   r5: 0x000000e5   r6: 0x0000290a   r7:
>>>> 0x726e6f20
>>>>      r8: 0x66696c65   r9: 0x00000000  r10: 0xbffff8eb  r11:
>>>> 0x00000026
>>>>     r12: 0x8fe71b0d  r13: 0x00000000  r14: 0x00003de4  r15:
>>>> 0x00000000
>>>>     r16: 0xbffffe14  r17: 0x00000001  r18: 0x00000000  r19:
>>>> 0x00003418
>>>>     r20: 0x00000001  r21: 0x00000000  r22: 0x00000000  r23:
>>>> 0x00000000
>>>>     r24: 0x8fe4b3ec  r25: 0x00000002  r26: 0x00000002  r27:
>>>> 0x00000000
>>>>     r28: 0x00001db4  r29: 0x00000000  r30: 0x8fe484d8  r31:
>>>> 0x8fe09ecc
>>>>
>>>> **********
>>>>
>>>> Date/Time:  2003-05-03 22:06:44 -0700
>>>> OS Version: 10.2.5 (Build 6L29)
>>>> Host:       Rob-Frohnes-Computer.local.
>>>>
>>>> Command:    KisMAC
>>>> PID:        689
>>>>
>>>> Exception:  EXC_BREAKPOINT (0x0006)
>>>> Code[0]:    0x00000001Code[1]:    0x8fe01280
>>>>
>>>> Thread 0 Crashed:
>>>>   #0   0x8fe01280 in halt
>>>>   #1   0x8fe0329c in load_library_image
>>>>   #2   0x8fe06134 in load_images_libraries
>>>>   #3   0x8fe026e8 in load_executable_image
>>>>   #4   0x8fe01410 in _dyld_init
>>>>
>>>> PPC Thread State:
>>>>    srr0: 0x8fe01280 srr1: 0x0002f030                vrsave:
>>>> 0x00000000
>>>>     xer: 0x20000000   lr: 0x8fe0a064  ctr: 0x8fe28f78   mq:
>>>> 0x00000000
>>>>      r0: 0x00000004   r1: 0xbffffb70   r2: 0x6e732f41   r3:
>>>> 0x000000e5
>>>>      r4: 0x00000000   r5: 0x000000e5   r6: 0x0000290a   r7:
>>>> 0x726e6f20
>>>>      r8: 0x66696c65   r9: 0x00000000  r10: 0xbffff8eb  r11:
>>>> 0x00000026
>>>>     r12: 0x8fe71b0d  r13: 0x00000000  r14: 0x00003de4  r15:
>>>> 0x00000000
>>>>     r16: 0xbffffe14  r17: 0x00000001  r18: 0x00000000  r19:
>>>> 0x00003418
>>>>     r20: 0x00000001  r21: 0x00000000  r22: 0x00000000  r23:
>>>> 0x00000000
>>>>     r24: 0x8fe4b3ec  r25: 0x00000002  r26: 0x00000002  r27:
>>>> 0x00000000
>>>>     r28: 0x00001db4  r29: 0x00000000  r30: 0x8fe484d8  r31:
>>>> 0x8fe09ecc
>>>>
>>>> Best regards,
>>>>
>>>> Rob
>>>> On Sunday, May 4, 2003, at 11:20  AM, Michael Rossberg wrote:
>>>>
>>>>>
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>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>
>>>>> i just updated the 0.04d version on the server. it fixes a couple 
>>>>> of
>>>>> minor bugs and an issue, that kismac would not load some kismac
>>>>> files.
>>>>> the macjack driver writes upon startup the firmware version into 
>>>>> the
>>>>> system.log. this version might also fix the problem that Brad
>>>>> Knowles
>>>>> described.
>>>>>
>>>>> mick
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>>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Rob Frohne, Ph.D., P.E.
>>>> E.F. Cross School of Engineering
>>>> Walla Walla College
>>>> http://www.wwc.edu/~frohro/
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>> --
>>> Rob Frohne, Ph.D., P.E.
>>> E.F. Cross School of Engineering
>>> Walla Walla College
>>> http://www.wwc.edu/~frohro/
>>>
>>>
>>>
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> --
> Rob Frohne, Ph.D., P.E.
> E.F. Cross School of Engineering
> Walla Walla College
> http://www.wwc.edu/~frohro/
>
>
>
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Rob Frohne, Ph.D., P.E.
E.F. Cross School of Engineering
Walla Walla College
http://www.wwc.edu/~frohro/


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