General questions about hostapd
ali.asin at gmail.com
Tue Apr 29 04:09:34 EDT 2008
Update your hostap package, the new configuration file includes this new
feature. Unluckily, there is no man page for hostapd.conf, although it is
On Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 9:53 AM, Martes G Wigglesworth <
martes at mgwigglesworth.com> wrote:
> I have be
> en 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:
> > Hi!
> > 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=CCMP
> > vs
> > 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
> > other.
> > Hope this helps!
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