Jouni Malinen j at
Tue Jul 22 20:52:47 EDT 2008

On Tue, Jul 22, 2008 at 11:44:25AM +0200, Boris wrote:

> Now my asking is how to switch channels. I already tried setting
> wireless-channel in /etc/network/interfaces with no success. The Alix-AP
> still uses channel 1.

> The leaf software is handled in standard manner. As far as I know, they
> don't change anything concerning the way the driver has to be
> configured. I already asked the leaf-user-list and got the hint to set
> the channel and channel_policy in the hostapd.conf:

channel_policy is not a valid configuration option for the open source

> driver=madwifi
> channel=8

Please also note that madwifi does not actually use the channel
configuration from hostapd (unlike some other drivers). In other words,
if you want to change the channel, you will need to do this with

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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