hostapd prism54 driver (wg511)

weisenhorn at lifc.univ-fcomte.fr weisenhorn at lifc.univ-fcomte.fr
Wed Jun 1 07:55:18 EDT 2005


hello ,

Im looking for doing a AP with my laptop the wirelless card is a WG511
that work fine
But for my job I want to use it with freeRadius so i use hostapd deamon
but it don't work and i don't know why ?

when i start hostapd i have this following errors :
Configuration file: eth1.conf
Opening raw packet socket for ifindex 4
ioctl(SIOCGIFINDEX): No such device
prism54 driver initialization failed.
rmdir[ctrl_interface]: Bad address
and the config file eth1.conf :
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interface=eth1
debug=3
dump_file=/tmp/hostapd.dump
#daemonize=1
ssid=Wifi linux AP
macaddr_acl=1
accept_mac_file=/etc/hostapd/hostapd.accept
deny_mac_file=/etc/hostapd/hostapd.deny
ieee8021x=0
#minimal_eap=0
eap_message=hello
eapol_key_index_workaround=0
own_ip_addr=172.20.65.70
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anybody has a idea why it don't work ?

thanks for helping me




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