hostapd's driver interfaces

Jouni Malinen jkmaline at
Wed Oct 5 22:09:26 EDT 2005

On Wed, Oct 05, 2005 at 04:57:32PM +0200, Timo Pannes wrote:

> is there a way to check the driver interfaces hostapd was build with? In my 
> case, I want to know if the debian stable/testing packets of hostapd were 
> build with madwifi support.

The easiest way of doing this would probably be to just try to start
hostapd with a dummy configuration file that has just one line:

driver=<driver name>



If the driver interface for the specified driver is not included,
hostapd will complain about invalid/unknown driver.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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