wpa_sup & hostap kernel driver

Jouni Malinen jkmaline at cc.hut.fi
Sat Dec 17 11:17:35 EST 2005

On Sun, Dec 18, 2005 at 12:56:28AM +1300, Morgan Read wrote:

> I've been happily using hostap driver and wpa_sup for over a year now.  My
> distro (Fedora 4) recently put out a kernel with the hostap driver compiled
> in (no more source builds, good - I thought...) - 2.6.14-1.1637_FC4.netdev.2.

> # wpa_supplicant -i wlan0 -c /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf -w
> ioctl[SIOCSIWMODE]: No such device

This seems ot be saying that there is no wlan0 interface. Could you
please verify whether 'ifconfig -a' shows that interface? Does 'dmesg'
show wlan0 being added (couple of lines from the Host AP driver in
kernel log)?

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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