Setting up a RTL8188CUS 802.11n WLAN Adapter
csanyipal at gmail.com
Sun Mar 9 10:10:38 EDT 2014
2014-03-09 14:16 GMT+01:00 Krishna Chaitanya <chaitanya.mgit at gmail.com>:
> 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)
> iw phy0 info (Gives detailed info about phy0)
> iw wlan0 info (GIves summary of wlan0)
> Share the o/p of first/second command.
$ sudo iw wlan0 info
Regards, Pál Csányi
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