Dual Band Configuration (2,4 and 5,8 Ghz) for hostapd
Sat Sep 8 12:39:29 PDT 2012
Also, make sure you use a 5.8 antenna. They are not interchangable.
Unless you like high VSWR.
On 9/8/12 1:16 PM, Christian Lamparter wrote:
> 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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