nl80211 + b43, multicast membership?

Jouni Malinen j
Sun Apr 26 01:03:58 PDT 2009

On Sun, Apr 19, 2009 at 07:39:11PM +0200, Daniel R?nnqvist wrote:

> I have a problem when trying to start hostapd (as root) using the following
> command:
> hostapd /etc/hostapd/hostapd.conf
> I get the error message:
> nl80211: Could not add multicast membership for scan events: -2 (No such
> file or directory)

Which kernel version are you using? The nl80211 scanning interface was
added very recently and you may need 2.6.30 for it.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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