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To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: For that a DHCP server is used. So finally, here’s the setup: Unable to load libkmod resources: Also each wlan entity can ping itself successfully but they can not ping each other and i guess problem is on hostapd side. Post was not sent – check your email addresses!
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Contents for a simple open network could be:. It should now be ready to serve addresses and is also hostapc to the network interface too. If i send a ping message from sta, it shows unsuccessful pings while from AP side,upon pinging the sta, i get message that ping: The differenced between this driver and madwifi is that it is free as xth5k free speechbecause it doesn’t have the proprietary Hardware Abstraction Layer that madwifi has the reason why it was kept at the non-free repositories in Debianso hpstapd though I could still compile madwifi’s source code for my own setup, I prefer to spend some time finding how to free my wireless setup so that this can help people out there in the same situation or give atu5k a reason and an easy way to change.
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: The sta can associate to AP but no ping messages are sent.
Sign up using Email and Password. Disable means stop the daemon or kill the process networkmanager or in some Distros network-manager because it does take control over the W LAN Adapters, blocking histapd for other programs. Find More Posts by bizoo. It can work with a wide variety of drivers including madwifi and, in particular, it works with ath5k for many Atheros chipsets, including mine.
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Operation not permitted on wireless router. Next, install hostapd with apt-get install hostapd. Have you got a firewall in the mix here anywhere, on one of the two machines? 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:.
WLAN Access Point with Atheros (ath5k) Chipset on Linux
In any case if you shutdown hostapd, the network interface wlan0 loses its address, so need to put a script which assigns it again before hostapd is started. Operation not permitted nl driver initialization failed. That is obviously because Atheros decided to give out the specifications.