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authorJouni Malinen <j@w1.fi>2008-12-20 11:02:29 (GMT)
committerJouni Malinen <j@w1.fi>2008-12-20 11:02:29 (GMT)
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Added a note about mac80211-based drivers and nl80211
-rw-r--r--hostapd/README4
-rw-r--r--hostapd/hostapd.conf2
-rw-r--r--www/hostapd/index.html4
3 files changed, 7 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/hostapd/README b/hostapd/README
index dd24204..6743774 100644
--- a/hostapd/README
+++ b/hostapd/README
@@ -98,6 +98,10 @@ Current hardware/software requirements:
Prism54 driver for Intersil/Conexant Prism GT/Duette/Indigo
(http://www.prism54.org/)
+ mac80211-based drivers that support AP mode (with driver=nl80211).
+ This includes drivers for Atheros (ath9k) and Broadcom (b43)
+ chipsets.
+
Any wired Ethernet driver for wired IEEE 802.1X authentication
(experimental code)
diff --git a/hostapd/hostapd.conf b/hostapd/hostapd.conf
index f8771b7..eaf0d4e 100644
--- a/hostapd/hostapd.conf
+++ b/hostapd/hostapd.conf
@@ -11,7 +11,7 @@ interface=wlan0
#bridge=br0
# Driver interface type (hostap/wired/madwifi/prism54/test/none/nl80211/bsd);
-# default: hostap)
+# default: hostap). nl80211 is used with all Linux mac80211 drivers.
# Use driver=none if building hostapd as a standalone RADIUS server that does
# not control any wireless/wired driver.
# driver=hostap
diff --git a/www/hostapd/index.html b/www/hostapd/index.html
index 8624e3b..1c22d8a 100644
--- a/www/hostapd/index.html
+++ b/www/hostapd/index.html
@@ -14,7 +14,7 @@
servers. It implements IEEE 802.11 access point management, IEEE
802.1X/WPA/WPA2/EAP Authenticators, RADIUS client, EAP server, and
RADIUS authentication server. The current version supports Linux (Host
-AP, madwifi, Prism54 drivers) and FreeBSD (net80211).</p>
+AP, madwifi, Prism54, mac80211-based drivers) and FreeBSD (net80211).</p>
<p>hostapd is designed to be a "daemon" program that runs in the
background and acts as the backend component controlling
@@ -267,7 +267,7 @@ Internet Systems Consortium (ISC).
<address><a href="mailto:j@w1.fi">Jouni Malinen</a></address>
<!-- Created: Sun Jan 2 17:20:17 PST 2005 -->
<!-- hhmts start -->
-Last modified: Sun Dec 7 19:24:25 EET 2008
+Last modified: Sat Dec 20 13:00:20 EET 2008
<!-- hhmts end -->
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</body>