Hostapd disconnects clients

ravin goyal ravirocks1021 at
Wed Feb 15 03:00:49 PST 2017

yes it seems to be the issue of the WLAN driver I am going to report
it to raspbian bug list.

thanks for the update.


On 15 February 2017 at 16:26, Jouni Malinen <j at> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 13, 2017 at 01:03:51PM +0530, ravin goyal wrote:
>> Hello, I have an banana pi m2+ running raspian lite 3.4.112-sun8i
>> I am using using hostapd-1:2.3-1+deb8u4
>> I have managed to configure and run successfully on my wlan0 interface
>> and for that I have to do
>> modprobe -v bcmdhd op_mode=2
>> I am able to connect to the AP and it works well but after sometime I
>> noticed in syslog that it disconnects my connected client and following are
>> the messages which i noticed in syslog when it disconnects client and
>> afterwards.
>> Feb 13 12:13:03 bpi-iot-ros-ai kernel: [ 2710.222339] _dhd_wlfc_deque_afq:
>> queue is empty
> ...
> These look like driver issues and some driver specific interop issues.
>> I tried to connect again but device failed to connect and when i restart
>> the hostapd it starts and connect to the client automatically
>> strange ?
>> I am not able to understand the errors in syslog and what have i done wrong
>> here?
>> Can someone please help me on this?
> Probably not on this mailing list. I would direct this to whoever
> maintains the WLAN driver you are using.
>> And worse is that I sometime faced kernel crash in the middle when hostapd
>> is running.
> And this would be a WLAN driver issue as well and out-of-scope for this
> mailing list.
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> Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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