hostapd doesn't recognize overlapping non-HT BSS

Helmut Schaa helmut.schaa at googlemail.com
Thu Sep 23 07:48:35 EDT 2010


Am Dienstag 14 September 2010 schrieb Helmut Schaa:
> as far as I could see hostapd should handle this case without any problems,
> however, it doesn't detect my non-HT BSS on the same channel at all (and thus
> doesn't enable protection).
> 
> I'm runnign a recent hostapd 0.8.x snapshot with the nl80211 driver.
> 
> How is hostapd meant to receive beacon frames from other APs?
> 
> Running a tcpdump on the mon.wlan0 interface doesn't show any foreign beacons
> whereas a manually created monitor interface does.

Any ideas?

Thanks,
Helmut


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