Configuring kismet with madwifi
If you don't have it, you can grab latest development code with:
svn co http://svn.kismetwireless.net/code/trunk kismet-devel
See http://www.kismetwireless.net/documentation.shtml#readme, or the README from your svn download for the most current information.
Kismet supports monitoring A, B, or G channels using one of the following sources:
Be sure your capture interface is wifiX (the base device). NB: The MadWifi-Old interface is athX.
Latest SVN builds of Kismet-devel, as of 31 March 2006, autodetects whether madwifi-old, or madwifi-ng is used. Both old style and ng style capturesource statements in the kismet.conf file are supported.
And with kismet-newcore??
Somebody wrote how to use kismet-newcore, lorcon and madwifi together. A little bit complicated, but then again ...