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Feature #196

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Enable hostapd and configure in rootfs

Added by Hammel over 8 years ago. Updated over 8 years ago.

Status:
Closed
Priority:
Immediate
Assignee:
Category:
04 - Root File System
Target version:
Start date:
07 Jul 2013
Due date:
% Done:

100%

Estimated time:
Severity:
02 - High


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hostapd.log (3.93 KB) hostapd.log log file from first test of hostapd Hammel, 30 Jul 2013 20:27
Actions #1

Updated by Hammel over 8 years ago

  • Status changed from New to In Progress
  • % Done changed from 0 to 20

Enabled hostapd in buildroot configuration. A meaningful, default configuration (or support via
bui-network-config) still needs to be added.

Actions #2

Updated by Hammel over 8 years ago

  • Description updated (diff)
Actions #3

Updated by Hammel over 8 years ago

  • Description updated (diff)
Actions #4

Updated by Hammel over 8 years ago

  • % Done changed from 20 to 30

hostapd configuration support is now added as a task to bui-network-config, RM #203.

Actions #5

Updated by Hammel over 8 years ago

  • Priority changed from Urgent to Immediate
  • Severity changed from 03 - Medium to 02 - High
Actions #6

Updated by Hammel over 8 years ago

hostapd is now enabled in rootfs and bui-network-config generates configuration files for it.

However, the configuration does not bring up hostapd completely. See the attached log file.

Actions #7

Updated by Hammel over 8 years ago

  • % Done changed from 40 to 90

The reason hostapd doesn't come up is because the password in the psk file was too short. See RM #205.

If the password is fixed, hostapd comes up and I can connect to it from my android phone.

After #205 is fixed, I'll need some options in bui-network-config (see RM #206) to choose between running as an Access Point or as a wireless client. Only one or the other should run. This means that bui-network-config needs to save a marker under /etc/networks that tells S40network whether to start the wireless client or hostapd.

Once #206 is implemented I need to update S40network to use the marker file.

Actions #8

Updated by Hammel over 8 years ago

Ready to update S40network based on use of /etc/network/nettype marker file.

Actions #9

Updated by Hammel over 8 years ago

  • Status changed from In Progress to Closed
  • % Done changed from 90 to 100

Updated network init script to choose wireless/wired client or wireless access point configuration.

This issue can now be closed.

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