[kismac] Re: KisMAC 0.08a

  • From: Ben Lovett <ben@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: kismac@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 21 Jan 2004 10:46:46 -0800

Michael Rossberg <mick@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> KisMAC is finally compatible with 802.11g! This KisMAC release adds 
> experimental support for Atheros based Cardbus/PCI cards. I also fixed 
> a couple of bugs, but not as many as I would have liked to fix. Thanks 
> for the guys, who reported them!
> The Atheros support has currently the following known problems:
>       ?       only support for 10.3
>       ?       no power management support
>       ?       supports only FCC channels (1-11)
>       ?       no support for 802.11a 5GHz band
> I  also want to beg for help:
> John Bellardo and I are working on a complete Atheros driver for MacOS 
> X, however both of us have not much spare time, so if you are a kernel 
> developer and willing to help please contact me.
> Have fun and let me know, if it works on your machines, so I can 
> update the versions on macupdate and versiontracker.
> mick

I just installed it. The Atheros mode does not seem to be working for me.
I'm getting the error "Could not instantiate Driver", when I start a scan.
Passive AE support works fine, as it has since support was added.

This is on a rev.a 12" Powerbook, running 10.3.2.


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