[pkg-wpa-devel] Bug#581010: hostapd: fails with RTL8188S WLAN Adapter

Michal Suchanek <hramrach@centrum.cz> michal.suchanek at ruk.cuni.cz
Mon May 10 15:21:09 UTC 2010

Package: hostapd
Version: 1:0.7.2-2
Severity: normal

The same configuration works with ath5k card.

Not sure what the below is supposed to mean.

# /usr/sbin/hostapd -B -P /var/run/hostapd.pid -ddt
# /etc/hostapd/hostapd.conf
1273504318.605578: Configuration file: /etc/hostapd/hostapd.conf
1273504318.606227: ctrl_interface_group=0
1273504318.607077: nl80211: Register Action command failed: ret=-19 (No
such device)
1273504318.607155: nl80211: Register Action match - hexdump(len=1): 06
1273504318.607165: nl80211: Failed to register Action frame processing -
ignore for now
1273504318.607230: nl80211: Interface wlan1 is in bridge tapbr
1273504318.607255: nl80211: Add own interface ifindex 112
1273504318.607263: nl80211: Add own interface ifindex 101
1273504318.624805: nl80211: Failed to set interface 101 to mode 3: -19
(No such device)
1273504318.624832: nl80211: Failed to set interface 101 to mode 3: -19
(No such device)
1273504321.320049: nl80211: Interface mode change to 3 from 0 failed
1273504321.320067: nl80211: Failed to set interface wlan1 into AP mode
1273504321.320431: nl80211 driver initialization failed.
1273504321.320488: Control interface directory not empty - leaving it
1273504321.320580: ELOOP: remaining socket: sock=4 eloop_data=0x8774a88
user_data=0x8776830 handler=0x807b720
1273504321.320590: ELOOP: remaining socket: sock=6 eloop_data=0x87781d0
user_data=(nil) handler=0x8085070

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 5.0.4
  APT prefers stable
  APT policy: (900, 'stable'), (700, 'testing'), (500, 'unstable'), (110, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.34-rc7-686 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8) (ignored: LC_ALL set to en_US.UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages hostapd depends on:
ii  libc6                         2.10.2-6   Embedded GNU C Library: Shared lib
ii  libnl1                        1.1-2      library for dealing with netlink s
ii  libssl0.9.8                   0.9.8n-1   SSL shared libraries
ii  lsb-base                      3.2-20     Linux Standard Base 3.2 init scrip

hostapd recommends no packages.

hostapd suggests no packages.

-- Configuration Files:
/etc/default/hostapd changed:

-- no debconf information

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