Re: wifi

From: Sybren Stuvel (
Date: 06/26/04

Date: Sat, 26 Jun 2004 10:25:50 +0200

Esquire enlightened us with:
> I did get dhcp to function though I still have to input the DNS
> server staticly

Make sure the user that runs the dhcpcd has write access to
/etc/resolv.conf. Also read it's manual page.

> kismet README states that is will now work with broadcom...I did
> install and run but it returns FATAL: unknown capture source type
> I used generic but tried a few others to see if any would work....

Then contact the Kismet people.

> airsnort will not install at all...
> when this gets to ./configure it returns
> ./configure: line 5025: syntax error near unexpected token 'PACKAGE,'
> ./configure: line 5025: 'PKG_CHECK_MODULES(PACKAGE, $pkg_modules)'

Why not install a release version? This looks like you pulled it from


The problem with the world is stupidity. Not saying there should be a
capital punishment for stupidity, but why don't we just take the
safety labels off of everything and let the problem solve itself?