HostAP

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hostap
Developer(s) Jouni Malinen & others
Stable release 0.6.9 / March 23, 2009
Operating system Linux
Type WLAN device drivers
License GPLv2
Website hostap.epitest.fi

HostAP is one of the most popular IEEE 802.11 device drivers for Linux. It works with cards using the Conexant (formerly Intersil) Prism 2/2.5/3 chipset and support Host AP mode, which allows a WLAN card to perform all the functions of a wireless access point.

The driver code was written by Jouni Malinen, hired by Atheros in 2008,[1] and was included into the main kernel tree in Linux 2.6.14

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  1. ^ http://madwifi-project.org/wiki/news/20080725/ath9k-atheros-unveils-free-linux-driver-for

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