Function of hostapd?

Joshua Kwan joshk
Mon Jan 6 20:02:39 PST 2003

Cool, I'm using the 520 as well.. :)

I'd like to know too. But it seems to me like a wifi authentication
gateway. Enlighten me as well ...


Rabid cheeseburgers forced Phillip.Watts at to write this on Mon,
6 Jan 2003 10:30:51 -0600:	

> I have built a linux router with a DLink DWL 520 pci card
> as my internal interface using the hostap_pci.o as the driver
> and the mode set to MASTER.
> This router is now functioning as an Access Point, perfectly as
> far as I can tell.(GREAT software, way to go.)
> I  do NOT have hostapd loaded.  I cannot tell from the
> README what its function is.  Anyone enlighten me?
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