hostapd/wpa_supplicant - new stable release v0.5.8

Ed Howland ed.howland
Fri Jun 22 20:22:46 PDT 2007

On 6/13/07, Jouni Malinen <j at> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 12, 2007 at 10:50:14AM -0500, Ed Howland wrote:
> > What device would you recommend?
> I don't have enough information on what you are trying to do in order to
> recommend any specific device.
> > Anything the hostap driver works with? Our only restriction is it has
> > to be USB.
> That combination is not going be work since Host AP driver does not
> support USB devices. Then again, your previous message did not seem to
> have anything to do with Host AP driver..

Nope, only hostapd.

We are using it currently with the 2.6.22-rc2 wireless-dev git release
from serial monkey. We've tried both 0.6.0 and 0.5.8, Both work well,
but the wireless drivers are not stable yet. -rc4 completely broke
them. Rumors of -rc5 will be better.

The chipset that seems to work best so far is rt2570. Found in older
D-Link USB sticks.


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