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How to Enable USB wifi Dongle for LS1012A in linux kernel

Question asked by Minal Nemade on Jul 6, 2018
Latest reply on Jul 10, 2018 by Minal Nemade



We are using LS1012A FRDM board. We want to configure usb wifi dongle Edimax EW-7811Un. After connecting USB dongle to LS1012AFRDM board I am getting following messages in kernel log during bootup.




Configuring network interfaces... done.  
Starting system message bus: dbus.  
Starting HOSTAP Daemon: Configuration file: /etc/hostapd.conf  
ioctl[PRISM2_IOCTL_PRISM2_PARAM]: Invalid argument  
Could not enable hostapd mode for interface wlan0  
hostap driver initialization failed.  
wlan0: interface state UNINITIALIZED->DISABLED  
wlan0: AP-DISABLED   
hostapd_free_hapd_data: Interface wlan0 wasn't started  
Starting system log daemon...0  
Starting kernel log daemon...0  
Starting internet superserver: xinetd.


As can be observed form above log hostap driver initialization is failing so kindly suggest How to resolve this issue.


Thanks & regards