hostapd error

Ben Greear greearb at
Fri Mar 25 15:26:19 PDT 2016

On 03/25/2016 03:14 PM, Ann Lo wrote:
> Hi,
> When I run hostapd using 80 MHz channel, sometimes I get the following
> error. Would you provide information on this error? What is the
> solution when this error happens?
> Switch own primary and secondary channel due to BSS overlap with
> 9c:d6:43:2e:8a:28

This is normal when it detects another AP on overlapping channel
using a different primary channel.

> Using interface uap0 with hwaddr 82:14:3e:f0:9c:b0 and ssid "caytestac"
> Failed to set beacon parameters
> hostapd: Interface initialization failed

Please run hostapd with verbose logs and see if it gives more details about
what fails.


Ben Greear <greearb at>
Candela Technologies Inc

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