nl80211: Beacon set failed: -16 (Device or resource busy)
Wed Nov 19 14:36:03 PST 2014
On 19/11/14 20:37, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 18, 2014 at 11:35:37AM +1100, Sourav wrote:
>> I am getting the following error on trying to run hostapd --
>> root:/tmp/cdcs/etc# hostapd -B hostapd.conf -dddd
> Which driver and which kernel version are you using?
> kernel : Linux 3.2.0 armv7l GNU/Linux
> drivers : (lsmod output)
> rt2800usb 15275 0
> rt2800lib 74126 1 rt2800usb
> rt2x00usb 9886 1 rt2800usb
> rt2x00lib 39336 3 rt2800usb,rt2800lib,rt2x00usb
> mac80211 266688 3 rt2800lib,rt2x00usb,rt2x00lib
> cfg80211 214181 2 rt2x00lib,mac80211
>> Using interface wlan0 with hwaddr 00:60:64:e7:e9:60 and ssid "NetComm 2500"
>> *nl80211: Beacon set failed: -16 (Device or resource busy)*
>> Failed to set beacon parameters
>> Interface initialization failed
>> hostapd_free_hapd_data: Interface wlan1 wasn't started
>> hostapd_bss_deinit: deinit bss wlan0
> Does this work if you try to initialize only a single BSS?
Sourav: yes it works when using one SSID
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