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Re: Trying to run hostapd as solely a stand-alone Radius server

In article <>,
jmitchel  <> wrote:
>I'm trying to run hostapd as a standalone Radius server without any of 
>the wireless functionality. 
>/usr/src/external/bsd/wpa/dist/hostapd/hostapd.conf has the following:
># Driver interface type (hostap/wired/madwifi/test/none/nl80211/bsd);
># default: hostap). nl80211 is used with all Linux mac80211 drivers.
># Use driver=none if building hostapd as a standalone RADIUS server that 
># not control any wireless/wired driver.
># driver=hostap
>But the only option for driver that doesn't cause hostapd to generate an 
>error on startup is bsd, and you have to supply a physical interface 
>(not lo0) which stops working when you run hostapd.
>I'm running NetBSD 6.1.5 on port-i386. As a test I'm running on a full 
>installation of NetBSD, but the target is an embedded appliance.
>Is there a way to disable the wireless portion of things and still have 
>a functioning radius server? Sorry if this is the wrong group. If so, 
>please let me know where I should send this to.
>Jason M.
>P.S. Please copy me on any replies, I'm not subscribed to netbsd-users. 
>Thanks again!

Have you tried driver=test?


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