Bananian Linux

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IDProjectCategoryView StatusDate SubmittedLast Update
0000161Bananian Linux[All Projects] Networkpublic2015-08-27 23:102015-09-17 07:22
Assigned ToNico 
Product Version15.08 
Target VersionFixed in Version 
Summary0000161: iw does not work
DescriptionI use Bananian on my BPI-R1. I would like to configure my WLAN interface, but when I enter

> iw list

I get the following answer

> nl80211 not found.

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Nico (manager)
2015-09-05 12:11

for AP mode use "hostapd-rtl", for client configuration follow this guide: [^]
dumischbaenger (reporter)
2015-09-08 07:46

That was not the point. I have hostapd up and running. Now I want to reduce tx power but iw does not work.
dumischbaenger (reporter)
2015-09-17 07:22

Perhaps you can explain the hostapd/driver situation?

Both the Driver for the BPI-R1 WLAN interface and hostapd that ship with debian are broken and therefore bananian comes with the driver from [^] and hostapd from [^]

Unfortunately rt8192cu does not support the nl80211 interface.

Am I right?

On the other hand side I'm quite sure that OpenWrt, which I tried first, offered me the possibility to adjust tx power. At least the webinterface listed it.

- Issue History
Date Modified Username Field Change
2015-08-27 23:10 dumischbaenger New Issue
2015-08-30 10:22 Nico Assigned To => Nico
2015-08-30 10:22 Nico Status new => assigned
2015-09-05 12:01 Nico Category (No Category) => Network
2015-09-05 12:11 Nico Note Added: 0000280
2015-09-05 12:11 Nico Status assigned => resolved
2015-09-05 12:11 Nico Resolution open => no change required
2015-09-08 07:46 dumischbaenger Note Added: 0000281
2015-09-08 07:46 dumischbaenger Status resolved => feedback
2015-09-08 07:46 dumischbaenger Resolution no change required => reopened
2015-09-17 07:22 dumischbaenger Note Added: 0000287
2015-09-17 07:22 dumischbaenger Status feedback => assigned

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