Two hostap access points in the same computer

Gunter Burchardt gbur at
Thu Dec 9 12:14:47 EST 2004

> Is it possible to put one pcmcia card and one pci card to the same pc, so that they
> both acts like an access point? The pci card uses external antenna which would be
> 10m apart from the pc (outside of the building). The pcmcia card would use its own
> inbuilt antenna.
> How this kind of setup would work? What things should be taken into consideration ?

hostapd supports more than one wlan card. You can start hostapd in
following way:

hostapd /etc/hostapd.wlan0.conf /etc/hostapd.wlan1.conf


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