Unable to get hostapd working with minimal configuration file
aybhave at cmu.edu
Thu Oct 22 23:42:07 EDT 2009
OK, I enabled ath5k using
sudo athenable ath5k
sudo athload ath5k
Doing an iwconfig yields the interface name as wlan1. I changed the
below .conf file to specify interface=wlan1
I still get the same error however.
Any help would be appreciated
Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 10:05:14PM -0400, Aditya Bhave wrote:
>> 1. Lenovo Thinkpad with Intel WGN card built in (wlan0) and Netgear
>> Atheros card (ath0)
>> 2. I installed hostapd as per instructions on the website.
>> 3. My hostapd-minimal.conf file is
> Which Atheros card and which driver are you using? ath0 would sound more
> like madwifi than ath9k or ath5k while the driver=nl80211 interface
> would not work with madwifi.
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