HostAP not work after hostapd is turned off
Sun Jun 8 17:55:49 PDT 2003
On Fri, Jun 06, 2003 at 01:42:01PM +0000, Haidong Xia wrote:
> If I run hostAP, and hostapd to authenticate users. 802.1x works perfect
> for me. But When I turned off Hostapd. HostAp can not go back to the normal
> mode. It will reject frames from station. I have to restart HostAP to make
> it work.
You can only use IEEE 802.1X with hostapd. Host AP driver is not able to
handle 802.1X authentication alone, so killing hostapd in such a
configuration will leave the driver in non-working configuration. If you
want to continue operating without IEEE 802.1X, you will need to disable
IEEE 802.1X PAE with 'iwpriv wlan0 ieee_802_1x 0'. In addition, you
might need to remove WEP keys with 'iwconfig wlan0 key off', if you used
dynamic WEP keying.
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