Subject: Re: Prism hostap mode question...
To: None <>
From: David Young <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/11/2003 20:52:43
On Tue, Mar 11, 2003 at 08:28:49PM -0600, Peter Seebach wrote:
> My vague idea was that, if I do
> 	ifconfig wi0 media auto mediaopt hostap nwid foo
> on one box, and
> 	ifconfig wi0 media auto nwid foo

This is correct configuration.

You are using firmware 1.4.2 on the AP, aren't you? 1.4.2 broke HostAP.
1.4.9 fixes it. You can download 1.4.9 firmware from

I have patched my local sources to detect 1.4.2 and disable HostAP mode.

Sadly, I am sitting on a few very useful patches, both original and
contributed.  Not too much longer, I hope.


David Young             OJC Technologies      Urbana, IL * (217) 278-3933