Hostapd gives error with Madwifi.conf file

Nazeer Khan Nazeer.Khan
Tue Sep 11 15:09:42 PDT 2007

On Tue, September 11, 2007 8:24 pm, maloomnahi at said:
> Hi Jan,

> [root at localhost hostapd-0.5.8]# hostapd -ddd hostapd.conf
> Configuration file: hostapd.conf
> ctrl_interface_group=0
> eapol_version=1
> Configure bridge br0 for EAPOL traffic.
> ioctl[SIOCSIWMODE]: Operation not supported
> Could not set interface to master mode!

Is the interface in MASTER mode????

> madwifi driver initialization failed.
> eth0: Unable to setup interface.
> Flushing old station entries
> Deauthenticate all stations
> rmdir[ctrl_interface]: No such file or directory


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