need help getting hostapd started, Intel Advanced-N 6205

Peer, Ilan ilan.peer at
Sun Jan 7 22:09:41 PST 2018

On ב', 2018-01-08 at 06:02 +0000, Mike wrote:
> Hostapd fails to start on a Debian stretch system against an Intel
> Advanced-N 6205.
> Debian package version is 2:2.4-1+deb9u1, amd64.
> I've seen
> which is for the 2.6 release.  I don't care about ACS in particular
> (don't know if I should), just getting it to work at all would be
> welcome.

To avoid ACS you can set a specific channel. However, this would not really work
as well if you are trying to set the AP on the 5.2GHz band as all the channels
are disabled for AP operation due to regulatory constraints of the NIC. You can
try and set the AP on the 2.4GHz band ...



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