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Old 3rd March 2011
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Originally Posted by Oliver_H View Post
Because of wlan0? Sorry, that's nonsense. It's now possible to create virtual interfaces for the same adapter (aka virtual access points). It's part of this:
Its possible to create only ONE wlan* device over wireless card (iwn0 in my case), so whats the point in creating it?

# ifconfig wlan0
wlan0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 1500
        ether 00:21:6a:0b:77:b0
        media: IEEE 802.11 Wireless Ethernet autoselect (autoselect)
        status: no carrier
        ssid "" channel 40 (5200 MHz 11a)
        country US authmode OPEN privacy OFF txpower 15 bmiss 10 mcastrate 6
        mgmtrate 6 scanvalid 60 bgscan bgscanintvl 300 bgscanidle 250
        roam:rssi 7 roam:rate 12 wme bintval 0

# ifconfig wlan1 create wlandev iwn0
ifconfig: SIOCIFCREATE2: Input/output error
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