nl80211: Beacon set failed: -16 (Device or resource busy)

Sourav sourav.chakraborty at netcommwireless.com
Wed Nov 19 17:36:03 EST 2014




On 19/11/14 20:37, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 18, 2014 at 11:35:37AM +1100, Sourav wrote:
>> I am getting the following error on trying to run hostapd --
>> root:/tmp/cdcs/etc# hostapd -B hostapd.conf -dddd
> ...
>
> Which driver and which kernel version are you using?
> Sourav:
> kernel : Linux 3.2.0 armv7l GNU/Linux
>
> drivers : (lsmod output)
>
> rt2800usb              15275  0
>
> rt2800lib              74126  1 rt2800usb
>
> rt2x00usb               9886  1 rt2800usb
>
> rt2x00lib              39336  3 rt2800usb,rt2800lib,rt2x00usb
>
> mac80211              266688  3 rt2800lib,rt2x00usb,rt2x00lib
>
> cfg80211              214181  2 rt2x00lib,mac80211
>> Using interface wlan0 with hwaddr 00:60:64:e7:e9:60 and ssid "NetComm 2500"
>> *nl80211: Beacon set failed: -16 (Device or resource busy)*
>> Failed to set beacon parameters
>> Interface initialization failed
>> hostapd_free_hapd_data: Interface wlan1 wasn't started
>> hostapd_bss_deinit: deinit bss wlan0
> Does this work if you try to initialize only a single BSS?
Sourav: yes it works when using one SSID
>


-- 
Warm Regards,
Sourav


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