Unable to get hostapd working with minimal configuration file

Jouni Malinen j
Thu Oct 22 20:15:09 PDT 2009

On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 10:05:14PM -0400, Aditya Bhave wrote:

> 1. Lenovo Thinkpad with Intel WGN card built in (wlan0) and Netgear 
> Atheros card (ath0)
> 2. I installed hostapd as per instructions on the website.
> 3. My hostapd-minimal.conf file is
> interface=ath0
> driver=nl80211
> ssid=test

Which Atheros card and which driver are you using? ath0 would sound more
like madwifi than ath9k or ath5k while the driver=nl80211 interface
would not work with madwifi.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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