madwifi channel

sergio hostapd
Sun Mar 22 02:14:13 PDT 2009

Jouni Malinen wrote:

> Please note the comment in hostapd.conf:
> # Channel number (IEEE 802.11)
> # (default: 0, i.e., not set)
> # Please note that some drivers (e.g., madwifi) do not use this value from
> # hostapd and the channel will need to be configuration separately with
> # iwconfig.
> channel=60

Debian maintaiter has cut part about madwifi ):

But why hostapd's channel setting depends on driver?
iwconfig can set channel for many wifi cards and it don't know about driver.


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