problem with the hostapd demon

Roberto Guida roberto.guida at
Fri May 25 14:32:56 EDT 2007

Hi folks!
if i try to start the hostapd demon i get:

[root at PCGUEST9G9 ~]# service hostapd restart
Arresto Hostapd:                                             [FALLITO ]
Avvio Hostapd: Configuration file: /etc/hostapd/hostapd.conf
ioctl[PRISM2_IOCTL_PRISM2_PARAM]: No such device
Could not enable hostapd mode for interface wlan0
hostap driver initialization failed.
rmdir[ctrl_interface]: No such file or directory
                                                              [FALLITO ]

what does it mean?

thanx a lot!

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