rt61 + hostapd: "Failed to create interface mon.wlan0"
xtof.pernod at free.fr
Tue Sep 16 14:30:05 EDT 2008
Lee Garrett wrote:
> xtof.pernod wrote:
>> nl80211 driver initialization failed.
>> wlan0: Unable to setup interface.
>> Any idea of what's going on ?
> Hi there,
> how did you get hostapd to compile against libnl-1.1? As far as I tried, it
> did not compile.
hostapd-0.6.4 compiles, the git version too, and links against the
current libnl that I simply downloaded from the official page. What
errors did you get ?
I've had compilation troubles on the libnl git version (some files like
libnl-2.0.pc did not exist, but I'm completely new to git: I may have
missed smthing), but compilation of hostapd fails (some prototypes do
driver_nl80211.c:2002: error: too few arguments to function
driver_nl80211.c:2002: warning: assignment makes pointer from integer
without a cast
> Working with latest git version of rt2x00, hostapd and libnl
> at least brought up the interface,
Is the git version better than the dayly CVS snapshot ?
> though I ran into other problems (see my
> previous post "hostapd git with rt73usb not working")
[in which you said:]
> I'm trying to run hostapd as AP on an mac80211 wlan stick. I'm using
> an rt2x00 git kernel,
This might make a difference (?)
I will try that too.
> Kind regards,
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