Cannot see hostapd machine in scan results (but seeing beacons sent from it if sniffing)

Noorul Ameen T nwmagic
Sun Jan 4 01:10:39 PST 2009

> But when I scan from that same nearby machine
> (after setting its mode to managed) I **do not** see machine A! This seems
> to me very strange. What can be the reason for it? (My wireless nic on
> machine A is rt73usb.)

I think your wlan interface is configured in monitor mode. So, it may
not be able to scan.
Wlan interface should be in managed mode for scanning.

- Ameen

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