trying to set up open access point with hostapd on ath5k

Pavel Roskin proski
Tue Sep 1 14:22:32 PDT 2009

On Fri, 2009-08-28 at 23:40 +0300, Jouni Malinen wrote: 
> On Fri, Aug 28, 2009 at 02:20:00PM -0400, GregNorc wrote:
> > I think. Anyways, I upgraded the kernel to and still get
> > the same error :/
> Same question again.. Are you sure that AP mode is enabled in that
> version? You could check with iw whether the driver reports support for
> AP mode, but upgrading to 2.6.31 may be needed to get this working.

I confirm that the latest Fedora 11 kernel ( currently
in updates-testing) doesn't have AP mode support in ath5k.
kernel-2.6.31- from rawhide does support it.

Speaking of the official kernel releases, 2.6.31 was the first kernel to
support the AP mode in ath5k.

Pavel Roskin

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