[kismac] Re: a bug i may have found

  • From: Chapin's Bulk <chapinsbulk@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: kismac@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 9 Jul 2003 17:51:22 -0500

On Wednesday, July 9, 2003, at 01:03  PM, Michael Rossberg wrote:

> hey,
>> Ok, i have a linksys WPC11v3 card, which i installed the 
>> wirelessdriver
>> driver for, then i installed kismac with patch. I then changed the MAC
>> on the card... This caused an instant OS problem requiring a 
>> reboot....
>> Any time I inserted the card, with new MAC, I would instantly be 
>> forced
>> to do a hard reboot... I solved this by running kismac, and hten
>> inserting the card, and changing the mac to the factory setting. 
>> Worked
>> just fine. I was able to recreate the problem using variations of
>> this.. any time OSX tried to load the card, the comp required a hard
>> reboot... At no time durring this was i able to "re-inject" packets...
>> I got a " i am not happy" message that appeared that only one card was
>> seen by kismac......
> unfortunately i dont own a prism 2.5 card, so that i can test you
> configuration. is there anybody who can confirm this problem?
> for packet injection set your driver to viha.
>> I am running kismac 0.05b, ( same results under what ever is listed as
>> stable on maintaners site... i move to "untested" to see if this has
>> been addressed)
>> airport card (not extreme)
>> OS 10.2.6
>> linksys WPC11v3 card ( supposedly a prism2 card, and seems to behave
>> like one in most respects)
>> towards the end of this, i managed to cause a reboot to be needed 
>> while
>> "wirelessMAC" was running... now i cannot run the program to change 
>> the
>> mac to factory...... I get a " program terminated" error... even after
>> i removed, reinstalled the program.....
> can you send me a log of this crash?
> mick

unfortunatly, no, i cannot.. I managed to fix it by removing the 
sourceforge drivers, and then installing, and then installing 
kismac.... so that is fixed..... thanks for the help, though

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