[kismac] Re: Driver question

  • From: Michael Rossberg <mick@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: kismac@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2003 08:46:04 +0200

> At the moment, to start a KisMAC session, on my Powerbook G3 Series
> 1999, I have to:
> * Start the terminal
> * do a sudo kextunload -b org.noncontiguous.WirelessDriver
> * enter my password
> * exit the terminal
> * run the KisMAC Driver utility to start MacJack
> * enter my password
> * quit the driver utility
> * start kismac
> So my question is, as I decided that typing the kextunload line was
> too much work, and put it into a shell script file I can invoke,
> could I just do a kextload instead of running the KisMAC driver
> utility, or does it do more than one thing?  The kextload, I could
> add to the shell script as well.

do you really have to do this? kismac should do all this automatically. 
see /Applications/KisMAC.app/Contents/Resources/macjack_load.sh

> And next, is there some way the preferred serial port for the GPS
> receiver could be added to the applications preferences, so that I'm
> no longer in danger of forgetting before starting out on a long
> drive?  Every time I launch the application, it's revert to irDA,
> which is never what I use.  (admittedly, the Keyspan Twin Serial I
> use can be plugged together in different ways, but I tend to set it
> up the same way each time.)

which version do you use? i fixed such a problem in 0.05b3 or so...


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