Loosing an interface on a client

Jouni Malinen jkmaline
Tue Apr 29 20:50:48 PDT 2003

On Mon, Apr 28, 2003 at 04:02:19PM -0500, Sungwon Ha wrote:

> EAP-TLS and started to have network connectivity. But some time later, the
> client loses its interface(ifconfig doesn't show the interface). Any reason 
> why my client loses the interface? I know that it is not hostapd access point.
> My client is a laptop using 0.0.1 hostapd driver and 2.4.18-3 linux kernel.

Does 'ifconfig -a' still show the interface? If yes, I would guess that
you are running some additional daemon (like DHCP client) that is
setting the interface down.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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