Setting up a RTL8188CUS 802.11n WLAN Adapter

Krishna Chaitanya chaitanya.mgit at gmail.com
Sun Mar 9 09:16:54 EDT 2014


On Sun, Mar 9, 2014 at 5:59 PM, Csányi Pál <csanyipal at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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?
The command is wrong, its either

iw phy (gives detailed info about all phy's)

   (or)

iw phy0 info (Gives detailed info about phy0)

  (or)

iw wlan0 info (GIves summary of wlan0)

Share the o/p of first/second command.


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