hostapd + dhcpd (+ FreeRADIUS?) and two different kinds of clients

Lev Serebryakov lev at
Wed Sep 13 14:53:04 EDT 2006

Hello Michael,

Wednesday, September 13, 2006, 9:35:40 PM, you wrote:

>> I have no idea if such a setup is possible in hostapd, though.
MG> You could use a madwifi-supported card, which gives the possibility of
MG> having virtual access points (i.e. two interfaces, ath0 and ath1), on
MG> top of which you could run two dhcp servers (or one with a more
MG> sophisticated setup). Although vlans would be the best solution from a
MG> security standpoint, you could just give out different ip addresses
MG> depending on which interface the dhcp request comes in on... or which
MG> dhcp server answers it if you have one dhcp server per interface.
MG> Something like that, anyway.
  madwifi doesn't work in FreeBSD, do it?
  I like VLAN solution, but it seems, that not my driver (/dev/ath, atheros) nor hostapd supports it, right?

Best regards,
 Lev                            mailto:lev at

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