General questions about hostapd
Martes G Wigglesworth
martes at mgwigglesworth.com
Tue Apr 29 03:53:28 EDT 2008
I have been wondering about the fact that my interfaces only operate
within the B-mode of the spectrum, however, I am unable to find mention
of the hw_mode switch even in the README on the hostap site.
Where is a more robust listing of features for the hostapd.conf file?
On Tue, 2008-04-29 at 09:28 +0200, ali asin wrote:
> Problem #1I notice that I am only connecting at the "b" rate
> with my laptop. I have a "g" card for both my AP and my
> laptop.If I setup my AP with no encryption though, I can
> connect at "g" speed.
> Maybe you set your speed with iwpriv (perhaps in /etc/interfaces), but
> when you use encryption, you also use hostapd.conf file, so check you
> have the following parameter:
> hw_mode=g (or the rate you want)
> This parameter was added in recent version.
> Anyway, use iwpriv ath0 mode 11g instead of iwpriv ath0 mode 3,
> because some cards interpret this numbers in different way.
> Problem #2I'm not quite sure how to change to using AES for
> encryption. Right now I am using TKIP.
> I thought in hostapd.conf you would list only ccmp.
> wpa_pairwise=TKIP CCMP (my current config)
> If I do the first example I am unable to connect at all.
> Maybe the problem is in the client side, check your laptop has also
> the ccmp module cause if not, they will not be able of speak each
> Hope this helps!
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