Fwd: Hostapd working with unencrypted network, but not with encryption

Jouni Malinen j at w1.fi
Fri Dec 23 14:28:11 PST 2016

On Thu, Dec 22, 2016 at 07:13:05PM +0100, Morten W. Petersen wrote:
> Does hostapd 2.6 work with Realtek without the patch?

I have no idea what this driver supports as far as kernel interfaces are
concerned.. I thought there were upstream drivers for various Realtek
chips, so those would be the most likely interest on this mailing list.

> The issue was resolved when I told create_ap --ht_capab "", so the reason it
> didn't work was create_ap - but shouldn't hostapd complain about this
> misconfiguration?

Would you be able to send the actual hostapd configuration file that has
issues with this driver?

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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