hiden essid problem
Thu Aug 5 12:18:32 PDT 2004
Thursday, August 5, 2004, 9:31:22 AM, you wrote:
> I want to hide the essid of my Hostap.
> I use the following commands:
> #iwpriv wlan0 enh_sec 1
> then the system show:
> <mapping sub_ioctl enh_sec to cmd 0x8BE0-30>
> Interface doesnt accept private ioctl.....
> enh_sec(8BE0):operation not supported
> I use redhat linux-2.4.20-8 and hostap-driver-0.2.0.
> The client is Win2000 with a LINKSYS WMP11 NIC.
> By the way,the Hostap works well.
> Thanks for your reply.
you need STAID 1.7.4 ...
Check your version with the following command:
# hostap_diag wlan0
Host AP driver diagnostics information for 'wlan0'
NICID: id=0x8013 v1.0.0 (PRISM II (2.5) Mini-PCI (SST parallel flash))
PRIID: id=0x0015 v1.1.1
STAID: id=0x001f v1.7.4 (station firmware)
If you version is <1.7.4 update with the firmware from
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