cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory upon start

Jouni Malinen j
Mon Mar 9 02:14:30 PDT 2009

On Mon, Mar 09, 2009 at 01:10:14PM +0500, ???? ?????? wrote:

> >crystal at Crystal:~/OperaDownloads/hostapd-0.6.8/hostapd$ /usr/local/bin/hostapd -ddB /etc/hostapd/hostapd.conf
> >Configuration file: /etc/hostapd/hostapd.conf

> >ioctl[PRISM2_IOCTL_PRISM2_PARAM]: Operation not permitted
> >Could not enable hostapd mode for interface wlan0
> >hostap driver initialization failed.

> Why the hell it thinks I have Prism??

Because you have not told hostapd to use nl80211 driver (driver=nl80211
in hostapd.conf) and have included Host AP driver support in the build
and that probably ended up being the default.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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