issue when running AP and client on router simultaneously

Ben Greear greearb
Wed Jan 28 21:32:37 PST 2015

I have no experience with that NIC...but I'd suggest considering Atheros NICs
if you want multiple virtual interfaces working at once.  Ath9k is rock solid,
and ath10k can be made to work.  Ath9k_htc is much more limited than ath9k (pci-e).


On 01/28/2015 09:29 PM, Sourav wrote:
> On 29/01/15 16:27, Ben Greear wrote:
>> This probably a driver issue..what NIC/driver are you using?
> rt2x00 open source drivers with Ralink RT3072 chipset
>> Ben
>> On 01/28/2015 08:49 PM, Sourav wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> We are running AP(via hostapd) and client(via wpa_supplicant),simultaneously, on our routers. However if the AP to which our router is connected, is switched STAs can connect to our router(though hostapd is running).
>>> When the client connection to the remote AP is restored, can STAs connect to our router......have you guys observed this issue? If so how to get over it.....
>>> Also please let me know, how to detect if client connection is lost from wpa_supplicant.

Ben Greear <greearb at>
Candela Technologies Inc

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