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WiFi Hotspot

Posted 30 August 2016 - 06:46 AM

Using hostapd to turn a Raspberry Pi3 into an mobile hotspot. For whatever reason, it fails to function.


daemon log:

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Aug 29 19:31:55 raspberrypi systemd[1]: Stopping LSB: Advanced IEEE 802.11 management daemon...
Aug 29 19:31:55 raspberrypi hostapd[6801]: Stopping advanced IEEE 802.11 management: hostapd.
Aug 29 19:31:55 raspberrypi systemd[1]: Starting LSB: Advanced IEEE 802.11 management daemon...
Aug 29 19:31:56 raspberrypi hostapd[6806]: Starting advanced IEEE 802.11 management: hostapd failed!
Aug 29 19:31:56 raspberrypi systemd[1]: Started LSB: Advanced IEEE 802.11 management daemon.



hostapd.conf
interface=wlan0
driver=nl80211
bridge=br0
ssid=TheTiger
channel=1
wpa=1
wpa_passphrase=Welcome123
wpa_key_mgmt=WPA-PSK
wpa_pairwise=TKIP
rsn_pairwise=CCMP
auth_algs=1
macaddr_acl=0
ieee80211n=1         
wmm_enabled=1        
ht_capab=[HT40][SHORT-GI-20][DSSS_CCK-40]



iwconfig

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br0 no wireless extensions.

wlan0 unassociated Nickname:"<[email protected]>"
Mode:Managed Frequency=2.412 GHz Access Point: Not-Associated
Sensitivity:0/0
Retry:off RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
Encryption key:off
Power Management:off
Link Quality:0 Signal level:0 Noise level:0
Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0

lo no wireless extensions.

eth0 no wireless extensions.

wlan1 IEEE 802.11bgn ESSID:"TheTiger"
Mode:Managed Access Point: Not-Associated Tx-Power=1496 dBm
Retry short limit:7 RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
Encryption key:off
Power Management:on




No clue what the hell happened.

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