Can wpa_supplicant run several instance on the interface?

Peter Fortuin peter.fortuin
Thu Apr 15 03:36:17 PDT 2010

Hi Long,

I don't think that will be possible. But you can check if the original
interfaces (probably wlan0 and wlan1) will work for wpa_supplicant. Run 2
instances of wpa_supplicant (one for wlan0 and one for wlan1).

Kind regards,


2010/4/14 long shawn <longjshawn at>

> I have two wifi interfaces bridged to br0, so the two interfaces will share
> the same ip address.
> Then I want to run wpa_supplicant on each interface, and run it as external
> registrar.
> The problems are,
> 1. Does wpa_supplicant support to run two instance with the same ip (br0)
> or not?
> 2. Can I enable the external registrar for each instance?
> Thanks
> _______________________________________________
> HostAP mailing list
> HostAP at
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...

More information about the Hostap mailing list