hostapd can´t access device ?!

Jouni Malinen jkmaline
Thu Aug 18 20:30:32 PDT 2005

On Thu, Aug 18, 2005 at 09:54:25PM +0000, Tim Boneko wrote:

> The strace output of this says in the appropriate line:
> ioctl(4, SIOCGIFINDEX, {???, "eth1ap"}) = -1 ENODEV (No such device)
> eth1 is actually the device i configured to use. Before building 
> hostapd, i edited defconfig and copied it to .config; most of all i 
> removed the comment before the prism54 option. Buidling and installing 
> worked well so far.

Looks like you may be using a Prism54 driver version that does not
include support for hostapd. If I remember correctly, the version in
kernel tree does not include this part of the driver and I haven't heard
of anyone who would be interested in getting that code merged in and

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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