rt61pci and hostapd not starting

Andrzej Kosmala kosmal
Fri Jun 12 12:38:35 PDT 2009

I'm using Debian Lenny, kernel-2.6.30 and hostapd from git.
After ./hostapd hostapd.config I've got:
ioctl[SIOCSIFFLAGS]: No such file or directory
nl80211 driver initialization failed.
ELOOP: remaining socket: sock=3 eloop_data=0x9db1860 user_data=0x9db1d40 

In /var/log/kern.org I found:
Jun 12 20:54:28 router kernel: [87279.192559] rt61pci 0000:00:12.0: 
firmware: requesting rt2561s.bin
Jun 12 20:54:28 router kernel: [87279.214783] phy0 -> 
rt2x00lib_request_firmware: Error - Failed to request Firmware.
modinfo rt2x00lib
license:        GPL
description:    rt2x00 library
version:        2.3.0
author:         http://rt2x00.serialmonkey.com
srcversion:     0F92DF3BDC76DC8D1D9CA57
depends:        mac80211,cfg80211
vermagic:       2.6.30 mod_unload modversions 686
What's about fiemware for rt2x00?
Is it a reason of failing hostapd?

Sice traying a  rt61 from ralink I have in /etc/Wireless/RT61STA:
rt2561.bin  rt2561s.bin  rt2661.bin  rt61sta.dat
What should I do to start my hostapd?

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