Jouni Malinen j
Mon Aug 15 21:34:31 PDT 2011

On Mon, Aug 15, 2011 at 03:30:41PM -0700, Grant wrote:
> A lot of the info I gave below is incorrect.  I've been switching
> between a bg card and the SR71-E abgn card and I forgot which one I
> had installed.  The SR71-E always lists both 2.4Ghz channels and 5Ghz
> channels with 'iwlist wlan0 channel' but I always get the "Configured
> channel not found from the channel list of current mode" error when
> trying to start hostapd with a 5Ghz channel.

iwlist is an old tool that does not give the needed channel information;
you'll need to use iw (e.g., "iw list") for that. The 5 GHz channels in
the iwlist output are likely enabled only for station mode operations.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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