hostap problems

Jouni Malinen jkmaline at
Wed Jun 11 22:15:37 EDT 2003

On Wed, Jun 11, 2003 at 08:28:15PM +0200, Helge Hoel wrote:

> I've tried switching to the hostap_pci driver. It modprobes ok, and shows up 
> with "iwconfig". But trying to "dhcpcd wlan0" nothing happens. This works 
> with the prism2_pci. Anything I'm doing wrong?

Are you trying to use that card as a station and not an access point?
Please note that Host AP driver defaults to Master mode (AP). If you
want to use it as a station, you will need to configure this, e.g., with
'iwconfig wlan0 mode managed'.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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