"Hardware does not support configured mode" on AR9285 / ath9k
peter.michelis at googlemail.com
Sun Dec 13 13:32:59 EST 2009
Ok ... I works now with the help of Jouni Malinen.
I will try your setup. Thank you very much for your help!
Tom Jaster schrieb:
> i think i have the same chip (shows AR928X in sysinfo),
> i see that you're using Karmic Koala, please try the mainline Kernel
> (2.6.32) with newest _self compiled_ hostapd version (don't forget the
> compile flags).
> I had the same Problems with Karmic and hostapd from the repository,
> even if you get it to work you'll likely have problems with reconnecting
> to the network.
> Using my setup _should_ solve it (worked for some guys)
> If you are still having problems, please post your log and your config
> - Tom
> 2009/12/13 Peter Michelis <peter.michelis at googlemail.com
> <mailto:peter.michelis at googlemail.com>>
> I am trying to build an access point with an Atheros AR9285 Card. The
> lspci-id is 168c:002b (rev 01).
> I am using an Ubuntu Distribution with the shipped kernel
> 2.6.31-16-generic-pae and hostapd 0.6.9.
> I configured the hostapd to use the nl80211 driver. When I start
> hostapd on the wlan0 interface with "hostapd -d hostapd.conf" i get:
> Configuration file: hostapd.conf
> Opening raw packet socket for ifindex -1215651852
> BSS count 1, BSSID mask ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff (0 bits)
> SIOCGIWRANGE: WE(compiled)=22 WE(source)=21 enc_capa=0xf
> nl80211: Added 802.11b mode based on 802.11g information
> Hardware does not support configured mode
> wlan0: IEEE 802.11 Hardware does not support configured mode (2)
> Could not select hw_mode and channel. (-1)
> wlan0: Unable to setup interface.
> I also tried the latest hostapd 0.7 with the same result.
> A bit strange after running hostapd: iwconfig gives me:
> wlan0 IEEE 802.11bgn Mode:Master Frequency:2.427 GHz
> Tx-Power=20 dBm
> Retry long limit:7 RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
> Encryption key:off
> Power Management:off
> Link Quality:0 Signal level:0 Noise level:0
> Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
> Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0
> This means that the wireless device is runnung in Master Mode but not
> with hostapd, right??!
> By the way - wpa_supplicant is running very well with wpa2 on the
> Any ideas how I get hostapd running? Thank you very much for your help!
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