ioctl[PRISM2_IOCTL_HOSTAPD]: Operation not supported

Jouni Malinen jkmaline
Sun Oct 16 16:10:07 PDT 2005

On Sun, Oct 16, 2005 at 10:42:16PM +0200, Jens Wilke wrote:

> i can't get a Netgear MA311 working as AP.
> It works well in ad-hoc and managed mode. I can bring it into monitor 
> mode but not in master mode:
> # iwconfig eth1 mode master

Host AP driver does not use eth# as the interface name by default..

> # dmesg |grep eth1
> eth1: Hardware identity 8013:0000:0001:0000

That's not Host AP driver. It looks like you have another driver (likely
built into the kernel) which prevents Host AP driver from using that

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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