Setting up a RTL8188CUS 802.11n WLAN Adapter
Sun Mar 9 06:34:03 PDT 2014
On Sunday, March 09, 2014 01:29:30 PM Cs?nyi P?l wrote:
> 2014-03-08 22:06 GMT+01:00 Krishna Chaitanya <chaitanya.mgit at gmail.com>:
> > On Sun, Mar 9, 2014 at 1:57 AM, Csanyi Pal <csanyipal at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Configuration file: ./hostapd-minimal.conf
> > > Could not set interface mon.wlan0 flags: No such device
> > > nl80211: Failed to set interface wlan0 into AP mode
> > > nl80211 driver initialization failed.
> > Thats means your driver/device doesn't support AP mode.
> > >
> > >
> > > What am I missing here?
> > > Any advices will be appreciated!
> > >
> > Try checking the device capabilities using "iw phy" and check
> > for modes supported.
> When I run
> $ sudo iw phy wlan0 info
> I get:
> command failed: No such file or directory (-2)
> What does it mean and what can I do now?
But, I don't think you'll be happy with the RTL8188CUS as an AP.
At least the mac80211 driver doesn't generate any beacons so
your best bet is to get something else.
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