Fwd: Hostap 0.2.6 - no Tx and Rx

AP-Research HostAP-Research
Fri Jan 28 16:53:23 PST 2005

<quote who="Edwin Pauli">
> Hi,

> I have reinstalled my laptop running Debian Linux with kernel 2.6.10.
> Before this reinstall, hostap was working good. Now, I can't receive data
> with the wlan0 interface ( / /

I'll assume you are using a static IP configuration.  Send the output of:
 ifconfig wlan0

> While the ip adres of wlan0 is in the same subnet as the access point
> (, he cannot send data to and receive data from the access
> point.

Send output of:
 iwconfig wlan0

>> From icmp_seq=2 Destination Host Unreachable
>> From icmp_seq=3 Destination Host Unreachable
>> From icmp_seq=4 Destination Host Unreachable

Send output of:

> Tcpdump on the laptop:
> 16:27:11.982102 arp who-has tell
> This continues continue this way

If you can, run tcpdump on AP...

> When I use the standard kernel drivers, there are no problems. So it
> likes a hostap problem, a configuration problem, or a problem with wlan0.
> But what?

Configuration blips are common enough ;)

> I don't use any packet filter.

For testing it's better not to ;)

> I need hostap for scanning, the kernel driver can't do that.
> --
> Edwin

KC Ferguson CIO/CTO

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