wlan0: Could not connect to kernel driver

user xxxiter at rambler.ru
Mon Feb 20 12:10:28 EST 2012


Have you loaded appropriate driver module? What say command 'iw list' 
and 'iwconfig'?


* suneth namal <sunethn at gmail.com> [Mon, 20 Feb 2012 17:20:50 +0200]:
> Hi,
>
> I was trying to test the hostapd with the following configuration. I
> defined the hostapd-minimal.conf file as follows,
>
> #change wlan0 to your wireless device
> interface=wlan0
> driver=nl80211
> ssid=test
> channel=1
>
> This was giving me the following out-put. I couldn't find what makes
> this problem. I am thankful if you can help me to sort out this.
>
> Configuration file: ./hostapd-minimal.conf
> wlan0: Could not connect to kernel driver
> Using interface wlan0 with hwaddr 58:94:6b:d3:3a:f8 and ssid 'test'
> Failed to set beacon parameters
> wlan0: STA 00:0d:65:bb:66:bb IEEE 802.11: disassociated
>
> Thanks in advance.
>
>
> Best regards,
> suneth namal
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