Kernel 2.6.18-2 HostAP

Jouni Malinen j at w1.fi
Sat Nov 17 19:38:59 EST 2007


On Sat, Nov 17, 2007 at 06:37:50PM -0500, Archana Rajagopal wrote:

>    Is it sufficient to use the hostap module that comes with the kernel
> 2.6.18-2 to enable AP mode on Linksys WPC11?

Yes.

> Moreover, my goal is to
> implement QoS(802.11e like) in the Access Point.To achieve this do I also
> need hostapd and any other package?

Host AP driver and for that matter, even the Prism2/2.5/3 firmware, does
not supporrt 802.11e. You would need other hardware (something that
actually has been designed after 802.11e/WMM started to be more mature).

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