problem with the hostapd demon

ahuguet at cttc.es ahuguet at cttc.es
Fri May 25 15:02:52 EDT 2007


Most likely this is related to your other problem with the wlan0 not
showing, and only having a wifi0.

Notice the line: "Could not enable hostapd mode for interface wlan0"

> 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!
> Rob
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