Different county_code config in hostapd and wpa_supplicant
j at w1.fi
Fri Dec 17 08:13:14 EST 2010
On Tue, Dec 14, 2010 at 10:44:06AM +0100, Dennis Borgmann wrote:
> Configuring country code is done in hostapd.conf this way:
> while in wpa_supplicant.conf it is done this way:
Well, the other way around, but yes, different.
> Is this done by intention or shouldn't it be the same in both the two
There is no particular reason for it being different string, but it
should be kept in mind that the configuration files for hostapd and
wpa_supplicant are quite different and there are many fields that differ
from each other.
> Just a thought of mine, since I was searching for this error for maybe
> 30 minutes, which I could have saved. The way it is now seems to be a
> little confusing to me.
How and where were you searching? hostapd should provide quite clear
pointer on the error:
Line 10: unknown configuration item 'country'
and so does wpa_supplicant:
Line 1: unknown global field 'country_code=US'.
Line 1: Invalid configuration line 'country_code=US'.
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