wlan0 not starting on Gentoo

Brent Vukmer brent.vukmer
Tue Jun 7 15:36:55 PDT 2005

Hi, I'm running HostAP Gentoo 2.6.11-r9 using baselayout 1.11.11-r4,
hostap-driver 0.4.1 and hostap-utils 0.4.0.  This was working fine
until yesterday when I decided to update the kernel to r10. This
didn't work so well, so I redeployed the r9 kernel. (Just to be on the
safe side, I then re-emerged hostap-driver, hostap-utils and

However, now I can't start the wlan0 device.  

vux vukmerb # /etc/init.d/net.wlan0 start

 * Starting wlan0
 *   Configuring wireless network for wlan0
 *     no access points found
 *   Couldn't find any access points on wlan0
 *   Failed to configure wireless for wlan0                           
!! ]

vux vukmerb # dmesg

hostap_cs: setting Vcc=33 (constant)
hostap_cs: setting Vcc=33 (from config)
Checking CFTABLE_ENTRY 0x01 (default 0x01)
IO window settings: cfg->io.nwin=1 dflt.io.nwin=1
io->flags = 0x0046, io.base=0x0000, len=64
hostap_cs: Registered netdevice wifi0
hostap_cs: index 0x01: Vcc 3.3, irq 28, io 0x0100-0x013f
prism2_hw_init: initialized in 200 ms
wifi0: NIC: id=0x800c v1.0.0
wifi0: PRI: id=0x15 v1.1.0
wifi0: STA: id=0x1f v1.4.9
wifi0: defaulting to bogus WDS frame as a workaround for firmware bug
in Host AP mode WDS
wifi0: registered netdevice wlan0
wlan0: Host AP mode does not support 'Any' essid
prism2: wlan0: operating mode changed 3 -> 2
wifi0: LinkStatus=2 (Disconnected)
wifi0: LinkStatus: BSSID=00:02:6f:36:a9:d4
wifi0: LinkStatus=2 (Disconnected)
wifi0: LinkStatus: BSSID=44:44:44:44:44:44
wifi0: LinkStatus=2 (Disconnected)
wifi0: LinkStatus: BSSID=44:44:44:44:44:44
wifi0: LinkStatus=2 (Disconnected)

Thanks in advance, 

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