madwifi channel

Jouni Malinen j at w1.fi
Sun Mar 22 04:54:16 EDT 2009


On Sat, Mar 21, 2009 at 01:37:38PM +0300, sergio wrote:

> I can't set channel on my atheros pci wifi card with hostapd channel
> option. I don't want to do it iwconfig (but it is possible).
> 
> With -d hostapd says :
> ...
> ath0: IEEE 802.11 Fetching hardware channel/rate support not supported.
> ...
> Mode: IEEE 802.11g Channel: 11 Frequency: 0MHz
> ...
> 
> Why 0MHz?

Please note the comment in hostapd.conf:

# Channel number (IEEE 802.11)
# (default: 0, i.e., not set)
# Please note that some drivers (e.g., madwifi) do not use this value from
# hostapd and the channel will need to be configuration separately with
# iwconfig.
channel=60

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