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Offline gpulido

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Hostapd package
« on: March 02, 2014, 11:05:56 AM »
Hello,
It would be possible to have a tcz package for hostapd that includes the compilation from here:
http://learn.adafruit.com/setting-up-a-raspberry-pi-as-a-wifi-access-point/compiling-hostapd ?

I'm using the adafruit binary as it, but I have to add it to the filelist and I don't think this is a good way and a package should be better.

Thank you!

Gabriel

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Re: Hostapd package
« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2014, 02:32:22 PM »
I've just created an extension for settings to install the hostapd file onto usr/local/bin.

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Re: Hostapd package
« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2014, 10:36:48 PM »
I will make hostapd in the next days
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Re: Hostapd package
« Reply #3 on: March 04, 2014, 12:42:45 PM »
hostapd posted to the repo
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Re: Hostapd package
« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2014, 01:29:51 PM »
Hello,
Thank you very much. I will test it asap .
Gabriek

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Re: Hostapd package
« Reply #5 on: March 04, 2014, 02:10:48 PM »
Hello I've just installed it and when I try to run with the following conf:

interface=wlan0
driver=rtl871xdrv
ssid=Pi_AP
hw_mode=g
channel=6
macaddr_acl=0
auth_algs=1
ignore_broadcast_ssid=0
wpa=2
wpa_passphrase=Raspberry
wpa_key_mgmt=WPA-PSK
wpa_pairwise=TKIP
rsn_pairwise=CCMP

Hostapd claims that there is an invalid/unkwon driver 'rtl871xdrv'

The same conf with the binary from adafruit works.
Am I missing anything?

Gabriel

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Re: Hostapd package
« Reply #6 on: March 04, 2014, 02:18:22 PM »
Thanks for trying, I will review the build. It is the first try :)
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Re: Hostapd package
« Reply #7 on: March 04, 2014, 02:48:37 PM »
It appears that "driver=rtl871xdrv" would be particular to a patched ancient version of hostapd from Realtek.

http://anarsoul.blogspot.com.es/2013/08/access-point-with-raspberry-pi-and.html?m=1
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Re: Hostapd package
« Reply #8 on: March 04, 2014, 02:57:43 PM »
It seems so, thanks for sharing the link.

So, in order to make hostapd work with the 8192CU dongle the patched hostapd is the only way, isn't it?

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Re: Hostapd package
« Reply #9 on: March 04, 2014, 03:14:24 PM »
Maybe, hardware is not a direct criterion, but driver in use is, see section "Requirements" here:

http://w1.fi/cgit/hostap/plain/hostapd/README

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Re: Hostapd package
« Reply #10 on: March 05, 2014, 12:03:35 AM »
It seems that the only solution is to generate two diferent packages one for the normal hostapd and another for the "patched realtek compatible" version.

I can't think on a better solution here :(