hostap: Fail to register frame command.

Jouni Malinen j at
Sat Aug 11 10:39:30 EDT 2012

On Wed, Jul 11, 2012 at 02:21:40PM -0700, Ben Greear wrote:
> Kernel is 3.3.8+, hostapd is from a few days ago.  Any idea
> why this is failing?

> 1342041584.536008: nl80211: Subscribe to mgmt frames with AP handle 0x9a97900
> 1342041584.536052: nl80211: Register frame type=0xb0 nl_handle=0x9a97900
> 1342041584.536075: nl80211: Register frame match - hexdump(len=0): [NULL]
> 1342041584.536177: nl80211: Register frame command failed (type=176): ret=-114 (Operation already in progress)
> 1342041584.536201: nl80211: Register frame match - hexdump(len=0): [NULL]
> 1342041584.536263: nl80211: Failed to set interface vap0 into AP mode

The driver did not seem to accept the request to register for processing
Authentication frames due to something else had already registered for
those. Did you have some other interfaces running as an AP at the same

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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