Error with Kernel 3.9

Arend van Spriel arend at broadcom.com
Mon May 13 16:45:11 EDT 2013


On 05/13/2013 10:36 PM, Softy wrote:
>
> Hello, I haven't seen any traffic regarding problems with the 3.9
> kernel, but perhaps someone else has seen this error and can help solve it?

Do you mean it worked in previous kernels?

> Whether bringing the interface up prior or not results in the same error:
> --------------
> Configuration file: /etc/hostapd/hostapd.conf
> Could not read interface wlan1 flags: No such device
> nl80211 driver initialization failed.
> --------------

Can you provide output from command 'iw dev'?

> wlan1 is an rtl8187.

Adding Larry.

> hostapd is version 2.0
> hostapd.conf is:
>
>    interface=wlan1
>    driver=nl80211
>    ssid=test
>    channel=1
>    hw_mode=b
>
> OS is Slackware 14.0
>
> I successfully use the same hardware when booting kernel 3.2.29, with
> the same hostapd.conf.  Not sure which bits of the config file would be
> most relevant, it's pastebin'd here: http://pastebin.com/Vgc9BcNg
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>
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