issue when running AP and client on router simultaneously
sourav.chakraborty at netcommwireless.com
Fri Jan 30 02:02:00 EST 2015
Figured out that if hostapd and wpa_supplicant are running
simultaneously,then hostapd should be the last one to run.....if that is
the case,then the problem mentioned never occurs....ideally though
hostapd and wpa_supplicant should be independent of each other......can
you suggest the reason for this behaviour?
On 29/01/15 16:32, Ben Greear wrote:
> I have no experience with that NIC...but I'd suggest considering Atheros NICs
> if you want multiple virtual interfaces working at once. Ath9k is rock solid,
> and ath10k can be made to work. Ath9k_htc is much more limited than ath9k (pci-e).
> On 01/28/2015 09:29 PM, Sourav wrote:
>> On 29/01/15 16:27, Ben Greear wrote:
>>> This probably a driver issue..what NIC/driver are you using?
>> rt2x00 open source drivers with Ralink RT3072 chipset
>>> On 01/28/2015 08:49 PM, Sourav wrote:
>>>> We are running AP(via hostapd) and client(via wpa_supplicant),simultaneously, on our routers. However if the AP to which our router is connected, is switched off......no STAs can connect to our router(though hostapd is running).
>>>> When the client connection to the remote AP is restored, can STAs connect to our router......have you guys observed this issue? If so how to get over it.....
>>>> Also please let me know, how to detect if client connection is lost from wpa_supplicant.
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