Post as a guest Name. My wifi chipset is Broadcom BCM, can the above procedure help in access point mode support? Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. I tried following the guide above, but the process did not work. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service , privacy policy and cookie policy , and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. I have Network controller:

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Access Point mode Hotspot on BCM4313

Routing, network cards, OSI, etc. Would using WPA2 possibly improve the situation?

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If yes, uninstall them. Atul November 26, at 6: When it opens, run the command below to tell your wireless chip information:.

I tried sudo iwconfig eth1 mode master and I get the following error: Find out the driver that works for your wireless adapter and support AP mode. Broadcom Corporation BCM I have exact the same problem with you, my wifi device is intel AGN, and driver: After some googl’ing I found out that it is possible to use this card to make access point using hostad.


Is here anything else i can do? Do i need to use brcmsmac or b43legacy? In the end of step 4, when I run lsmod grep brcmsmac, grep finds nothing. Rahul Raj August 8, at I have another situation ethtool -i wlan0 grep driver Cannot get driver information: Could that be a problem?

Hostapd problem with b43 (nl)

Hostapd problem with b43 nl Ji m November 22, at 2: You can probably safely drop the verbose parameter altogether. After restarting the system again the old driver is shown when i try to see the driver which is in active. I have chip as: It sometimes get stuck at Obtaining IP direction, and sometimes just calls it a bad connection.

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Ji m November 11, at The network is created and I detect it on my other PC and on hostpd phone, however I cannot connect to the network.

hostapd, b43, nl80211 driver, WPA: report, and two questions

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My b43 driver was giving me problems for a while and this totally solved them! Worked perfectly for me:. These changes are done automatically when hostapd is setting up the 40 MHz channel.