Dual band

Ben Greear greearb at candelatech.com
Tue Jan 2 07:14:35 PST 2018

On 01/02/2018 04:28 AM, Fejes József wrote:
> Hi,
> This question was asked a couple of years ago (eg. here
> http://lists.infradead.org/pipermail/hostap/2012-January/025117.html)
> with a negative answer.
> However, it seems like things have changed in Linux at least. Recent
> wifi cards support multiple virtual interfaces with multiple channels.
> Eg. with the command: iw dev wlan0 interface add wlan1 type __ap .
> Thus even if I have one card with one chip, I can have multiple wlan
> devices and the card will handle communication with different
> bands/channels accordingly.

Which cards do you think support this option?


> My question is, does hostap work with such virtually created
> interfaces for the same chip?
> It would be even better if hostap could create such virtual interfaces
> on its own. Is it supported or is it going to be supported?
> Cheers,
> Jozsef
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Ben Greear <greearb at candelatech.com>
Candela Technologies Inc  http://www.candelatech.com

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