Use hostapd to set master mode?
chunkeey at web.de
Sat Feb 21 18:56:37 EST 2009
> > What version kernel do you have? nl80211 requires a pretty recent one.
> I'm on 2.6.28. I've read that should do it but it doesn't seem to. Any ideas?
where? As far as I know, ath__9k__ does, but not ath__5k__ .
According to their wiki site @ wireless.kernel.org the AP mode needs more testing,
before it will be available for the masses.
Besides, I don't recommend anything less than 2.6.29 (yes, it's still in -rc...) for an AP,
as the network core has been modified in order to support retransmission mechanism for sleeping stations...
This is also the very reason why compat-wireless isn't a option, as it can only provide the mac80211 stack
and device drivers....
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