Dual Band Configuration (2,4 and 5,8 Ghz) for hostapd
Sat Sep 8 10:16:51 PDT 2012
On Saturday 08 September 2012 18:58:24 Thomas Schaaf wrote:
> I am trying to configure my wireless adapter (Ubiquiti SR71-E | ath9k)
> so that it broadcasts an SSID on 2,4 and 5,8 Ghz.
> Here is my configuration:
> ## /etc/hostapd/wlanconfig
> ## /etc/hostapd/wlanconfig5
> Starting hostapd with the following command:
> # hostapd -dd -t -K /etc/hostapd/wlanconfig /etc/hostapd/wlanconfig5
> Only broadcasts the 5.8 Ghz wifi.
> Please correct my configuration as I was unable to find a config for
> dual band setups.
I'm sorry to tell you, but while your hardware is certainly "dual-band"
capable, it can't do both at the same time. If you want to do that, you
will need to buy a second card (doesn't have to be the same one though,
e.g.: a cheaper 2.4g-only device is enough).
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