MacBook client drops packets

Casey T. Deccio casey at deccio.net
Sat Mar 10 14:55:30 EST 2007


On Mar 10, 2007, at 11:04 AM, Brandon Craig Rhodes wrote:

> "Casey T. Deccio" <casey at deccio.net> writes:
>
>> I'm using hostapd on Debian/etch with 2.6.17 (also tried 2.6.18) with
>> WPA-PSK mode.  Everything works fine with PowerBook G4 and iMac Intel
>> Core Duo clients, but with a MacBook Pro client, I have problems.
>
> What version of hostap are you using?  I discovered over the last few
> weeks the same sort of problems you describe, and things seemed to
> improve when I un-installed the 0.5.5 version of hostap that came with
> Debian, and installed the more recent hostap 0.5.7 from source  
> instead.
>

Installed hostapd 0.5.7 from source, and modified /etc/init.d/hostapd  
to point to /usr/local/bin/hostapd , and it worked like a charm.   
Thanks!

Best regards,
Casey



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