rt61 + hostapd: "Failed to create interface mon.wlan0"
lee-in-berlin at web.de
Sun Sep 14 12:36:10 EDT 2008
> Hi list,
> I'm having this problem:
> # ./hostapd -dd hostapd-04.conf
> Configuration file: hostapd-04.conf
> Failed to create interface mon.wlan0.
> nl80211 driver initialization failed.
> wlan0: Unable to setup interface.
> I browsed the archives & searched the web, I've also strace'd and
> ran hodtapd under gdb, but that did not help.
> Any idea of what's going on ? (I suspect I miss something, but..)
> My environment:
> Kernel: 220.127.116.11
> hotspad: hostapd-0.6.4.tar.gz
> card: : RaLink rt61 (cardbus) based - works nicely in iwpriv scan and
> adhoc mode. driver from the dayly CVS of http://rt2x00.serialmonkey.com/
> libnl-1.1: "latest stable" from
> Module Size Used by
> hostap_cs 39228 0
> hostap 74420 1 hostap_cs
> ieee80211 19552 0
> ieee80211_crypt_tkip 6408 0
> ieee80211_crypt 1928 3 hostap,ieee80211,ieee80211_crypt_tkip
> mac80211 91232 0
> cfg80211 14504 1 mac80211
> psmouse 19380 0
> mousedev 7084 1
> Nothing particular in dmesg except maybe this :
> <6> ieee80211: 802.11 data/management/control stack, git-1.1.13
> <6> ieee80211: Copyright (C) 2004-2005 Intel Corporation
> <jketreno at linux.intel.com>
how did you get hostapd to compile against libnl-1.1? As far as I tried, it
did not compile. Working with latest git version of rt2x00, hostapd and libnl
at least brought up the interface, though I ran into other problems (see my
previous post "hostapd git with rt73usb not working")
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