Issues bringing BCM4311 up with Master mode on Ubuntu 9.10 server version

Jouni Malinen j
Tue Jul 12 10:07:55 PDT 2011

On Wed, Jul 06, 2011 at 10:09:00PM +0800, Uday Yeddula wrote:
> I have downloaded and installed hostapd-0.7.3, libnl-1.1.5,
> compat-wireless-2011-06-01 (for b43 and related drivers), b43-fwcutter-014 &
> broadcom-wl-
> When I start the hostapd, I get an error as follows:

> Scan for neighboring BSSes prior to enabling 40 MHz channel
> Received scan results (0 BSSes)
> 40 MHz affected channel range: [2402,2452] MHz
> Completing interface initialization
> Mode: IEEE 802.11g  Channel: 6  Frequency: 2437 MHz
> nl80211: Failed to set channel (freq=2437): -22 (Invalid argument)
> Could not set channel for kernel driver

The configuration seems to try to use a 40 MHz channel with IEEE
802.11n. Are you sure the driver and the card you are using supports

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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