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Old 03-27-2006, 02:19 AM   #1
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Smile Atheros dlink pcmcia card, kismet does not detect any networks.


I am using the 2.6.16 kernel and have installed madwifi. I have also set my kismet.conf to:
source=madwifi_g,ath0,D-Link

lspci shows:

00:00.0 Host bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8363/8365 [KT133/KM133] (rev 03)
00:01.0 PCI bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8363/8365 [KT133/KM133 AGP]
00:07.0 ISA bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82C686 [Apollo Super South] (rev 40)
00:07.1 IDE interface: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82C586A/B/VT82C686/A/B/VT823x/A/C PIPC Bus Master IDE (rev 06)
00:07.2 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82xxxxx UHCI USB 1.1 Controller (rev 1a)
00:07.3 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82xxxxx UHCI USB 1.1 Controller (rev 1a)
00:07.4 ISA bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82C686 [Apollo Super ACPI] (rev 40)
00:07.5 Multimedia audio controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82C686 AC97 Audio Controller (rev 50)
00:07.6 Communication controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. AC'97 Modem Controller (rev 30)
00:0a.0 CardBus bridge: Texas Instruments PCI1420
00:0a.1 CardBus bridge: Texas Instruments PCI1420
00:0e.0 FireWire (IEEE 1394): Texas Instruments TSB12LV26 IEEE-1394 Controller (Link)
00:10.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL-8139/8139C/8139C+ (rev 10)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Rage Mobility P/M AGP 2x (rev 64)
02:00.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications, Inc. AR5212 802.11abg NIC (rev 01)


any ideas would be great
 
Old 03-28-2006, 10:22 AM   #2
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Is correct module loaded?
 
Old 03-28-2006, 12:51 PM   #3
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Thanks for your reply, yes it is. I am able to manipulate my card settings with iwconfig and there is a network device ath0. I will give you a lsmod when I have my laptop back togeather
 
  


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