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mohsenhs82 01-23-2012 01:02 AM

bcm4312 kismet wl broadcom
I have problem with kismet and my wireless card.
I,ve received this error

"Detected wl binary-only broadcom driver for interface eth1. This driver does't provide monitor-mode support. Try to in-kernel opensource driver for the broadcom cards"

Just look at these :

PHP Code:

[CODE]mohsen@mohsen-Latitude-D520:~$ i[B][SIZE="2"]wconfig[/SIZE][/B]
lo        no wireless extensions.

eth1      IEEE 802.11  Access PointNot-Associated   
          Link Quality
:4  Signal level:189  Noise level:199
          Rx invalid nwid
:0  invalid crypt:0  invalid misc:0[/CODE


mohsen@mohsen-Latitude-D520:~$ sudo iwconfig eth1 mode monitor[sudo] password for mohsen:
Error for wireless request "Set Mode" (8B06) :
    SET failed on device eth1 ; Invalid argument


mohsen@mohsen-Latitude-D520:~$ sudo lshw -C network
      description: Wireless interface
      product: BCM4312 802.11a/b/g
      vendor: Broadcom Corporation
      physical id: 0
      bus info: pci@0000:0c:00.0
      logical name: eth1
      version: 01
      serial: 00:19:7e:5a:e8:3f
      width: 32 bits
      clock: 33MHz
      capabilities: pm msi pciexpress bus_master cap_list ethernet physical wir


mohsen@mohsen-Latitude-D520:~$ lspci -vnn
0c:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11a/b/g [14e4:4312] (rev 01)
        Subsystem: Dell Wireless 1490 Dual Band WLAN Mini-Card [1028:0007]
        Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 17
        Memory at efdfc000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16K]
        Capabilities: <access denied>
        Kernel driver in use: wl
        Kernel modules: wl, ssb

I have also checked the and did all the step and as above site shows my hardware supports monitor .

I have also installed the
as this site said:

but I have the same problem.

I am kindly asking you to help me solve my problem, If you think this problem is because of my hardware can you suggest a good model for laptop D520 (DELL Latitude).

any help is appreciated

liberalchrist 02-21-2012 04:36 PM

Try b43 instead of wl. The link below takes you to some instructions you might have already read, but perhaps never acted on.

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