Support for intel 6300 AGN, hostapd 1.0-3 Fedora 18

Dan Williams dcbw at redhat.com
Wed Apr 17 13:17:15 EDT 2013


On Wed, 2013-04-17 at 16:29 +0000, Naipaul Ojar wrote:
> Hi Dan,
> 
> Thanks for your advice on how to compile the hostapd v2.0. I did install
> Package libnl3-devel.x86_64 0:3.2.21-1.fc18 will be installedI did add the line for CONFIG_LIBNL20=y in the .config to build the hostapd
> 
> $ which hostapd
> /sbin/hostapd
> 
> I copied the following to /sbin   , after backing up the original two files.
>    hostapd
>    hostapd_cli
> 
> I have seen other users stating other issues using 'iwlwifi', but I cannot seem to get
> invoking hostapd

That's the kernel<->hardware driver, but that's not a hostapd driver.
You need a hostap<->kernel driver, which is the "driver" that hostap is
talking about.  For that, the appropriate hostap driver is "nl80211".

Dan

> Results:-
> ===========================
> 
> sudo hostapd ~/hostapd-naipsHotSpot.conf
> Configuration file: /home/nojar/hostapd-naipsHotSpot.conf
> Line 3: invalid/unknown driver 'iwlwifi'
> 1 errors found in configuration file '/home/nojar/hostapd-naipsHotSpot.conf'
> 
> 
> 
> $ lspci -k | grep -A 3 -i "network"
> 00:19.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation 82579LM Gigabit Network Connection (rev 04)
>     Subsystem: Lenovo Device 21ce
>     Kernel driver in use: e1000e
> 00:1a.0 USB controller: Intel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family USB Enhanced Host Controller #2 (rev 04)
> --
> 03:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 (rev 35)
>     Subsystem: Intel Corporation Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 3x3 AGN
>     Kernel driver in use: iwlwifi
> 0d:00.0 System peripheral: Ricoh Co Ltd MMC/SD Host Controller (rev 08)
> 
> $ hostapd -v
> hostapd v2.0
> User space daemon for IEEE 802.11 AP management,
> IEEE 802.1X/WPA/WPA2/EAP/RADIUS Authenticator
> Copyright (c) 2002-2012, Jouni Malinen <j at w1.fi> and contributors
> [nojar at naipaulpc ~]$ modinfo iwlwifi | grep depend
> depends:        cfg80211
> 
> $ cat hostapd-naipsHotSpot.conf
> #change wlan0 to your wireless device
> interface=wlan0
> driver=iwlwifi
> #driver=cfg80211
> ssid=naipsHotSpot
> channel=1
> 
> $ ifconfig -a | egrep "Link|inet|: flag|^$"
> em1: flags=4163<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,MULTICAST>  mtu 1500
>         inet 192.168.0.65  netmask 255.255.255.0  broadcast 192.168.0.255
>         inet6 fe80::f2de:f1ff:fe67:8474  prefixlen 64  scopeid 0x20<link>
> 
> lo: flags=73<UP,LOOPBACK,RUNNING>  mtu 65536
>         inet 127.0.0.1  netmask 255.0.0.0
>         inet6 ::1  prefixlen 128  scopeid 0x10<host>
> 
> virbr0: flags=4099<UP,BROADCAST,MULTICAST>  mtu 1500
>         inet 192.168.122.1  netmask 255.255.255.0  broadcast 192.168.122.255
> 
> virbr0-nic: flags=4098<BROADCAST,MULTICAST>  mtu 1500
> 
> vmnet1: flags=4163<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,MULTICAST>  mtu 1500
>         inet 192.168.96.1  netmask 255.255.255.0  broadcast 192.168.96.255
>         inet6 fe80::250:56ff:fec0:1  prefixlen 64  scopeid 0x20<link>
> 
> vmnet8: flags=4163<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,MULTICAST>  mtu 1500
>         inet 192.168.100.1  netmask 255.255.255.0  broadcast 192.168.100.255
>         inet6 fe80::250:56ff:fec0:8  prefixlen 64  scopeid 0x20<link>
> 
> wc0: flags=4305<UP,POINTOPOINT,RUNNING,NOARP,MULTICAST>  mtu 1348
>         inet 9.167.243.31  netmask 255.255.252.0  destination 9.167.243.31
> 
> wlan0: flags=4098<BROADCAST,MULTICAST>  mtu 1500
> 
> 
> 
> Best Regards
> 
> Naipaul Ojar
> 
>  
> 
>   ~~0~0~0~~
>  		 	   		  




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