hostapd failed/ hostab_cs works

wlan wlan at zaragozawireless.org
Thu Dec 12 09:45:13 EST 2002


On Thu, 2002-12-12 at 13:58, Martin Daur wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> i have a lucent wavelan silver pcmcia card. the hostap_cs driver
> (hostap-2002-10-12) is running well in the ad-hoc mode (managed mode
> seems to work) but i can't use the master mode, because i can't get
> hostapd running.
> 
> iwconfig:
> wlan0     IEEE 802.11-b  ESSID:"test"
>             Mode:Master  Frequency:2.422GHz  Access Point:
> 00:60:1D:F0:F5:A8
>             Bit Rate:11Mb/s   Tx-Power:-12 dBm   Sensitivity=1/3
>             Retry limit:4   RTS thr:off
> 	
As far as i know you cannot run hermes chipset card in Master mode. More
info about orinoco/lucent cards:
http://www.seattlewireless.net/index.cgi/LucentWirelessCard


...
> 
> ./hostapd wlan0:
> ioctl(SIOCGIFINDEX): No such device
> ioctl[SIOCGIFFLAGS]: No such device
> modprobe: modprobe: Can't locate module wlan0ap	(syslog)
> 	
> what does "ap" behind the wlan0 mean, i think the device is called wlan0
> (modules.conf includes "alias wlan0 hostap_cs")?
> 
> 
> thanks
> martin
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