[kismac] Re: possible one-click solution for passive mode

  • From: John Warren <xaive1@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: kismac@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 16 Feb 2006 15:26:32 -0800

stopping the airport doesn't do it for me.  Even if the airport was
stopped and the computer restarted (airport still stopped) kismac will
not run passive.  A safe boot so far is the only way that i have been
able to perform passive scanning.

On 2/16/06, Kevin Bringard <comandercool@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Granted, I havn't tried this since installing 10.4.5, but in 10.4.4 I was
> able to enable passive mode while the airport was running.  I could be
> connected to a network, surfing the web, load kisMAC, and it would switch
> out, and then when I shut down kisMAC it would connect back to the network.
>
> The problem I had, was that it didn't work everytime... sometimes I had the
> problem people are describing where the airport would kill itself requiring
> a reboot to fix.
>
> Anyway, just my 0.02$
>
> -- Kevin
>
>
> On 2/16/06, Robin L Darroch <robin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Since it seems that forcing the airport to stop prior to loading
> > KisMAC now works on 10.4.5 (maybe .4.4 too?), I've come up with one
> > possible solution to do it in one click (rather than having to
> > remember to deactivate the airport before each time running KisMAC:
> >
> > - Download XNetwork from
> http://osaxen.com/files/xnetwork1.3.html
> > - Install it (just drag the osax file into one of your
> > ScriptingAdditions folders)
> > - open Script Editor and create a script with the following two lines:
> >
> > stop airport
> > tell application "KisMAC" to activate
> >
> > - save that as an application
> > - now, to open KisMAC, double-click your script application rather
> > than the KisMAC application icon
> >
> >
> > Of course, you can write a more detailed script for KisMAC if you
> > also want it to open maps and start scanning, etc.
> >
> > Now, if anyone can think of an effective way to have KisMAC turn the
> > Airport off at a system level before it attempts to load the Airport
> > Extreme passive driver (and then to turn it back on when scanning is
> > stopped if it was on before), that would be considerably better!
> > --
> >
> >
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------
> >   Robin L. Darroch - PO Box 2715, South Hedland WA 6722 - +61 421 503 966
> >        robin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx - robin@xxxxxxxxxxx - robin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >
> >
> >
>
>

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