Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 386581
Can't set an Atheros wireless device to Master mode.
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:12:22 EST
Description of problem:
At Fedora 7 using the livn'as madwifi I could set it to Master mode.
At Fedora 8 It doesn't accept that parameter, even when set with
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
[root@main ~]# iwconfig ath0 mode Master
Error for wireless request "Set Mode" (8B06) :
SET failed on device ath0 ; Invalid argument.
Steps to Reproduce:
Should accept the "Mode Master" parameter.
It does accept "iwconfig ath0 mode Managed" so I know my command line is OK.
The driver I'm talking about is
And is provided by the package
you sure this is m17n-contrib problem?
The mac80211 subsystem used by ath5k simply does not support master mode at