Setting up a RTL8188CUS 802.11n WLAN Adapter

Csányi Pál csanyipal at gmail.com
Sun Mar 9 08:29:30 EDT 2014


2014-03-08 22:06 GMT+01:00 Krishna Chaitanya <chaitanya.mgit at gmail.com>:
>
> On Sun, Mar 9, 2014 at 1:57 AM, Csanyi Pal <csanyipal at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Configuration file: ./hostapd-minimal.conf
> > Could not set interface mon.wlan0 flags: No such device
> > nl80211: Failed to set interface wlan0 into AP mode
> > nl80211 driver initialization failed.
>
> Thats means your driver/device doesn't support AP mode.
> >
> >
> > What am I missing here?
> > Any advices will be appreciated!
> >
> Try checking the device capabilities using "iw phy" and check
> for modes supported.

When I run
$ sudo iw phy wlan0 info

I get:

command failed: No such file or directory (-2)

What does it mean and what can I do now?

-- 
Regards, Pál Csányi


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