Hostapd gives error with Madwifi.conf file
maloomnahi at indiatimes.com
Tue Sep 11 20:22:40 PDT 2007
Do I have to make an interface eth1 or ath1 [for example] already before running this command? OR other way to put it, Should I run "wlanconfig eth1 create wlandev wifi0 wlanmode ap" for example [directly talk with AR5212 firmware?
As you can see in the output, it is giving an error of not able to set the interface to master mode. !! Am I missing some setting in .CONFIG file?
----- Original Message -----
From: Nazeer Khan <Nazeer.Khan at nicta.com.au>
To: maloomnahi at indiatimes.com
Cc: Jan Ceuleers <jan.ceuleers at computer.org>, hostap at shmoo.com
Sent: Wed, 12 Sep 2007 03:39:42 +0530 (IST)
Subject: Re: Hostapd gives error with Madwifi.conf file
On Tue, September 11, 2007 8:24 pm, maloomnahi at indiatimes.com said:
> Hi Jan,
> [root at localhost hostapd-0.5.8]# hostapd -ddd hostapd.conf
> Configuration file: hostapd.conf
> Configure bridge br0 for EAPOL traffic.
> ioctl[SIOCSIWMODE]: Operation not supported
> Could not set interface to master mode!
Is the interface in MASTER mode????
> madwifi driver initialization failed.
> eth0: Unable to setup interface.
> Flushing old station entries
> Deauthenticate all stations
> rmdir[ctrl_interface]: No such file or directory
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