[HostAPD issue] - how to create multiple SSIDs

Yu Li yli025 at fiu.edu
Wed Jun 26 21:49:36 EDT 2013


Thanks a bunch Ben.

On Wed, Jun 26, 2013 at 8:19 PM, Ben Greear <greearb at candelatech.com> wrote:

> On 06/26/2013 01:19 PM, Yu Li wrote:
>
>> Thanks Ben, since the only NIC I have right now is the IntelŽ CentrinoŽ
>> Advanced-N + WiMAX 6250 (2.6.30) with iwlwifi driver, I wonder if you know
>> any other
>>
>> ways that allows me to create multiple networks using hostapd?
>>
>
> Probably it just cannot be done.  Most wifi chipsets have various
> limitations.
>
> In my experience, only the Atheros chipsets can do interesting amounts
> of virtual interfaces.  Someone once told me that a hacked broadcom
> firmware
> might enable virtual stations on at least some broadcom hardware, but I
> never tried
> it.
>
> Also, make sure you are not using the USB adapters..those still have
> lots of limitations even if the chipset is Atheros.
>
> Thanks,
> Ben
>
>
>
> --
> Ben Greear <greearb at candelatech.com>
> Candela Technologies Inc  http://www.candelatech.com
>
>


-- 
Yu Li
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