[HostAPD issue] - how to create multiple SSIDs

Yu Li yli025 at fiu.edu
Wed Jun 26 11:19:31 EDT 2013


Hi Douglas,

Mine says :
max # scan SSIDs: 20



On Wed, Jun 26, 2013 at 10:31 AM, Douglas Diniz <dgdiniz at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi, when I run "iw phy0 info", there is this line:
>
> max # scan SSIDs: 4
>
>
> Is Hostapd using this number as a limit of SSIDs to use?
>
> Yu Li, try to find this line and post it here.
>
>
>
>
> On Wed, Jun 26, 2013 at 10:57 AM, Yu Li <yli025 at fiu.edu> wrote:
>
>> Thank your both  for your replies.
>> FYI, I have set the MAC address ended with "0", here is how the error
>> shows:
>>
>> ~/Desktop$ sudo hostapd ./test1.conf
>> Configuration file: ./test1.conf
>> Using interface wlan0 with hwaddr 02:23:15:0b:24:40 and ssid
>> 'Discover_Net'
>>
>> Could not set interface wlan0_0 flags: Device or resource busy
>> Failed to add BSS (BSSID=02:23:15:0b:24:41)
>> wlan0: Unable to setup interface.
>> Failed to remove BSS interface wlan0_0
>>
>> --------
>>
>> And here is my test1.conf:
>>
>> interface=wlan0
>> bssid=02:23:15:0b:24:40
>> driver=nl80211
>> ssid=Discover_Net
>> channel=6
>> wpa=1
>> wpa_passphrase=12345678
>> wpa_key_mgmt=WPA-PSK
>> rsn_pairwise=CCMP
>>
>> bss=wlan0_0
>> ssid=DN_0
>>
>> ====
>>
>> I don't if I should calculate the MAC and how to do that if so. My
>> original MAC on wlan0 is xx:23:15:0b:24:4x, according to the tutorial, I
>> just set it to 02:23:15:0b:24:40
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Jun 25, 2013 at 10:28 PM, Douglas Diniz <dgdiniz at gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>> Hi, the first instruction in this post is to change the MAC, setting the
>>> last digit to 0, but your log reports a MAC ended with a "4F"!
>>>
>>> By the way, is there a limit in the number of SSIDs? Because I can only
>>> create 4 SSIDs by card. I tried two different cards (Ubiquiti XR2 and
>>> SR71A) and I can only create 4 SSIDs in each of these cards using hostapd
>>> 2.0.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Tue, Jun 25, 2013 at 7:44 PM, Yu Li <yli025 at fiu.edu> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hello All,
>>>>
>>>> I have been following this post to create multi-SSID:
>>>> http://wiki.stocksy.co.uk/wiki/Multiple_SSIDs_with_hostapd
>>>>
>>>> But in the end when I try to start hostapd daemon, I got the error
>>>> message similar to this one:
>>>> Could not set interface wlan0_0 flags: Device or resource busy
>>>> Failed to add BSS (BSSID=02:22:6b:a6:bb:4f)
>>>>
>>>> I am not sure if this is a bug or I configured it wrong. I've tried
>>>> with hostapd v0.7.3 and v1.1 both with this same issue.
>>>> Other information - OS: Ubuntu 12.04, wireless driver: iwlwifi.
>>>>
>>>> thanks in advance,
>>>> --
>>>> Lawrence
>>>>
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>>>
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>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Yu Li
>>
>>
>
>
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> Douglas Gameiro Diniz
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>
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