Getting started with HostAP

Jeetendra Kumar jeetendra
Fri Apr 18 00:49:10 PDT 2003

Hi Dinesh,
I hope following link can answer most of your questions:


Dinesh S Shenoy wrote:

>I am a naive user and need some information regarding setting up hostAP.
>Firstly how do i install hostAP, I mean i have downloaded the driver, what
>should i do next? i do not understand why we have to biuld a kernel and
>install all the wireless extension patches? can some 1 pls xplain?
>it would be great if some1 can give me step by step instructions regarding
>installation of hostAP.
>how can i test whether i have installed hostAP correctly?
>how can i see if other laptops are connected to the laptop on which i will 
>install hostAP.
>i am using a d-link 650 wireless card on a pentium3 running red hat 8.0
>thanks a bunch
>HostAP mailing list
>HostAP at


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