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Posted by:dragorn
Subject:ERROR: mode get ioctl failed 95:Operation not supported
Date:19:27:23 03/11/2016

I don't know what version Kali ships, I'd try again with the most recent version.

-m

> I recently downloaded and install Kali 2.
>
> I am trying to run kismet as preinstalled but I just run into the following error:
>
> ERROR: mode get ioctl failed 95:Operation not supported
> ERROR: Failed to get current wireless mode for interface 'wlan0mon', check your configuration and consult the Kismet README file
>
> I am running as root. I have 3 common ALFA cards and this occurs for all three cards:
>
> AWUS036N => uses the rtl8187l driver
> AWUS036NH => uses the rt2800usb driver
> AWUS051NH V2
>
> I can run airmon-ng and successfully put all these cards into monitor mode.
> I can also run airodump-ng and successfully monitor packets.
>
> Hence I cannot see an issue with the drivers or cards.
>
> I have attempted to edit the kismet.conf file but still cannot get this to work.
>
> What should the correct ncsource statement look like for these cards?
>
> Regards,
>
> Dave


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