Multiple wired interfaces

Nomellames nunca nomesigas
Wed Feb 9 12:06:55 PST 2005


I am going to test the PAE module (and patches) in 2.6.9. Just to
check, what is the current status? anybody had any success using the
wired hostapd driver with 2.6.x kernels? I saw the thread earlier this
month, that why I am asking,



On Wed, 9 Feb 2005 11:20:30 +0100, Gunter Burchardt
<gbur at> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > is it possible to run *one* instance of hostap that performs access control
> > on *more than one* Ethernet cards (wired) ?
> Yes!
> > If so, what does the 'interface=eth0' line looks like in the wired.conf ?
> This line specifies the interface hostapd works on. To run one instance
> of hostapd on more than one interface simply write one wired.conf for
> each interface (eg. wired.eth0.conf wired.eth1.conf) and start hostapd
> with following command:
> hostapd wired.eth0.conf wired.eth1.conf
> regards
> gunter
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