[kismac] Re: prism2 driver woes

  • From: Frank Theobald <ftheobald@xxxxxx>
  • To: <kismac@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 28 Feb 2004 10:23:28 +0100

Hi, had the same problem some time ago.
Deactivating the "make scripts suid root" in the preferences / extra option
solved my problem.
Please tell me if it works for you too.


Am 28.02.2004 7:22 Uhr schrieb "Gerald Koh" unter <gk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>:

> thanks for the info!  the goal is not to have kismac running whenever
> the the machine is on, it is that kismac fails to unload the driver
> sometimes, forcing a reboot the next time i want to run it. typically
> this happens every few days, and usually after i leave it one for a few
> hours or more (although sometimes it only scans for like 30 sec and
> stops)
> what exactly does the driver tool do?  can't i just go into /dev/ and
> type some stuff to do the same thing?
> thanks,
> g
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> On Feb 24, 2004, at 6:26 AM, Brad Knowles wrote:
>> At 8:57 PM -0500 2004/02/23, Gerald Koh wrote:
>>>  also, i am currently not using any 'real' drivers like ioxpert's or
>>>  the sourceforge driver. if i use one of these instead, will kismac
>>>  use it instead of its own driver and thereby skip the whole loading
>>>  / unloading process?
>> Not unless you elect to run PseudoJack on top of the third-party
>> driver.
>> If you want the full stealth features of KisMac, you need to use the
>> built-in MacJack driver.
>>>                       its kind of frustrating since i'm shooting
>>>  for uptime records and this is currently forcing me to reboot every
>>>  few days!
>> You could set the machine to auto-login on boot/reboot, auto-start
>> KisMac on login, and then set KisMac to auto-scan on startup.
>> -- 
>> Brad Knowles, <brad.knowles@xxxxxxxxx>
>> "They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary
>> safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."
>>     -Benjamin Franklin, Historical Review of Pennsylvania.
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>> W+++(--) N+
>> !w--- O- M++ V PS++(+++) PE- Y+(++) PGP>+++ t+(+++) 5++(+++) X++(+++)
>> R+(+++)
>> tv+(+++) b+(++++) DI+(++++) D+(++) G+(++++) e++>++++ h--- r---(+++)*
>> z(+++)

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