[ath9k-devel] DWA-556 not working as AP

Pavel Roskin proski
Wed Aug 10 15:11:24 PDT 2011

On Wed, 10 Aug 2011 09:30:27 +0300
sami ahokas <sami.m.ahokas at gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks again for your help. But now I have next problem and quick
> googling didn't give me any answers. Here is what I get from hostapd:
> ioctl[IEEE80211_IOCTL_SETPARAM]: Invalid argument

It looks like you are using some different driver on ath0.  Run

readlink /sys/class/net/ath0/device/driver

> ath0: DRIVER Error enabling WPA/802.1X!
> IEEE 802.1X initialization failed.
> ath0: Unable to setup interface.
> rmdir[ctrl_interface]: No such file or directory
> Why is it complaining about 802.1X? My setup is using WPA-PSK, not
> 802.1X. Do I miss some modules or have I compiled hostapd or madwifi
> driver with wrong parameters?

The message comes from driver_madwifi.c and can be easily improved, but
I don't see much point in that.  WPA was mentioned after all.

Pavel Roskin

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