Comment 6 for bug 1289047

Ezmer DeKleaner (edekleaner) wrote :

Interestingly it appears that now the driver (vers 2.1) does something with error, and before it ignored it.

a solution (in desktop cases) is to do following to release resource.. then hostapd has no error....

sudo nmcli nm wifi off
sudo rfkill unblock wlan

this info has been gleaned from https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?pid=1221799