Fri Feb 25 05:30:47 PST 2011
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> Using an Atheros AR5001X I manage to get hostapd working. It creates a
> virtual monitor device and it can receive and send layer 2 packets.
Correct. I assume you're using driver=nl80211 for this.
> However, if I use an Intel NIC it fails to initiate. It is looking
> for wlan0 interface but the wireless interface is identified with
> Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG output:
This device doesn't support AP mode.
> Other thing, is that using Atheros NIC it only receive Probe Request
> and send Probe Responses. Why aren't beacon frames being processed? At
> configuration file everything seems ok to me.
This was recently fixed in mac80211.
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