[kismac] Re: airport extreme error for MacBook

  • From: "no zilla" <zillano@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: kismac@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 6 Apr 2007 09:26:52 -0700

Thanks for the link, somehow I had missed the wiki. There is a whole page of
troubleshooting for Airport Extreme listed there, hopefully something there
will do the trick.

On 4/6/07, John Goodall <jgoodall@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

 are you using the latest kismac in svn? it works for me on an older
macbook. check you MAC address against the supported cards:

 On Apr 5, 2007, at 11:12 PM, no zilla wrote:


I get the following message when I try to scan with passive mode (Airport

"Could not enable monitor mode for Airport Extreme.
Passive mode for Airport Extreme does not work with MacBookPros and recent
Mac Minis, as they have different Airport Extreme Hardware."
I was confused by this message since it said "Passive mode for AE does not
work for MacBookPros and recent Mac Minis," where I have a regular MacBook
(not pro). It is pretty new so maybe it uses the same Airport Extreme
Hardware that doesn't work? Active mode works fine. Is anyone else having
this problem? Any help would be appreciated.

AirPort Card Information:

  Wireless Card Type:    AirPort Extreme  (0x168C, 0x87)
  Wireless Card Locale:    USA
  Wireless Card Firmware Version:    1.0.47
  Current Wireless Network:    AirPort is currently turned off

Hardware Overview:

  Machine Name:    Mac
  Machine Model:    MacBook2,1
  Processor Name:    Intel Core 2 Duo
  Processor Speed:    1.83 GHz
  Number Of Processors:    1
  Total Number Of Cores:    2
  L2 Cache (per processor):    2 MB
  Memory:    1 GB
  Bus Speed:    667 MHz
  Boot ROM Version:    MB21.00A5.B00
  SMC Version:    1.13f3
  Serial Number:    4H7090QJWGN
  Sudden Motion Sensor:
  State:    Enabled


john goodall

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