modprobe: Can't locate module wlan0ap

dhiraj.2.bhuyan at dhiraj.2.bhuyan
Wed Feb 26 01:33:43 PST 2003

you should compile with


instead of EXTRA_FLAGS = "-DPRISM_HOSTAPD" (that you mentioned in your mail)



-----Original Message-----
From: Yuchung Cheng [mailto:ycheng at]
Sent: 26 February 2003 09:20
To: hostap at
Subject: Re: modprobe: Can't locate module wlan0ap

On 02-26-2003, bzhou at wrote:
> hostap runs good on my platform. I am using redhat 7.1 with kernel 2.4.20,
compiled with wireless extension patch as V16.
> I tried so many times to load up hostapd but it doesnt work. I always make
pccard EXTRA_CFLAGS="-DPRISM_HOSTAPD", seems modprobe tried to
load wlan0ap, but it failed. Anyone could give me a hint? Thanks.
> hostapd]# ./hostapd wlan0
> ioctl(SIOCGIFINDEX): No such device
> ioctl[SIOCGIFFLAGS]: No such device
try build hostap with HOSTAPD support by uncommenting it in the
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