Client WiFi devices cannot obtain their IP addresses when connecting to a FreeBSD-13.0 server acting as an access point (hostap).
Client devices run Win8.1 and various Androids, but the exact client software seems irrelevant to the problem.
Suspected technical reason
Hostapd starts without wpa2 but doesn't start with wpa2. Have I forgotten something here?
pciconf -lv for the card I'm using:
rtwn0@pci0:2:0:0: class=0x028000 rev=0x01 hdr=0x00 vendor=0x10ec device=0x8176 subvendor=0x10ec subdevice=0x8211
vendor = 'Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.'...
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I do not see either of these listed as supported here:
Is that accurate?
If so, it seems...
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