This is a mistake made by inexperienced users. I appropriately chose the subnet masks and gateways to support a wlan connection and my routing tables are also properly configured got it confirmed from our netwtork admin. To use AP functionality, the compat-wireless source code will need one slight modification. Testing your setup After you’ve successfully built Hostapd, you can test it using a barebone hostapd. Plus there are commands which could be dangerous on many systems and the improper use of both sudo and scheduled cron jobs to be concerned about. Check what name your adapter got via iwconfig. AR Wireless Network Adapter rev 01 , using ath5k drivers.

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This is a mistake made by inexperienced users. As my signature says, I’ve only been around on Linux since April, so I’m still relatively new myself. Make necessary changes in your configuration too. Need to test in That hostald is just dangerous and full of security issues. Gilles k Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.

This was in Ubuntu Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Additionally, you’ll likely want to configure hostapd to use some form of encryption, as well as run it as a daemon. Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an hostspd tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.


Just found the answer myself after googling hours to find the answer in a small but very important sentence in a private blog post about Ubuntu: For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here. Did you test this on Ubuntu server?

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Disable means stop the daemon or kill the process networkmanager or in some Distros network-manager because it does take control hostapr the W LAN Adapters, blocking it for other programs.

First download the appropriate release for your kernel from http: Visit the following links: I’ve been a bit busy this past week but I finally got around to fixing up the script. All mentions of sudo within the script are now gone, and the cron jobs are now placed in the root profile’s cron jobs. You need to have 2 interfaces, one which accesses the net e.

Thanks a ton for your help TheFu!

How to Create a Wireless Network/Virtual Router (ath5k or ath9k limitations)

I don’t know where to begin. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.


Join our community today! If all went well, you’ll see something like:. This procedure was tested using a 2. This project is no longer active. For that a DHCP server is used. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. There are lots of issues in those steps, the gostapd, and the crontabs.

It should now be ready to serve addresses and is also bound to the network interface too.

I didn’t look too closely-there may be a better athk5 to do that. What worked pretty well Linux – Wireless Networking This forum is for the discussion of wireless networking in Linux. What is wrong here? This site uses cookies.