bounty: Please backport wpa 2.4-0ubuntu8 (main) from zesty to trusty

Adam Monsen haircut at
Sun Dec 11 09:19:43 PST 2016

On 12/11/2016 08:47 AM, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> Do you have reason to believe that this will work with a newer hostapd
> version?

No, just seemed worth trying, until you told me:

> Many drivers prevent use of 5 GHz channel for AP mode due to
> regulatory reasons and there is nothing that hostapd can do about that
> regardless of which version you use.

Ah! Good to know, thank you.

> In any case, it would likely be much easier to build a hostapd binary
> from the upstream project source code package than try to generate a
> suitable Debian/Ubuntu package out of this..

Yes, certainly this should be the first step. I'll try that right away,
thank you.

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