[FS#3902] Device setup failed: HOSTAPD_START_FAILED

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Thu Jun 24 08:54:37 PDT 2021


A new Flyspray task has been opened.  Details are below. 

User who did this - bob (bobc) 

Attached to Project - OpenWrt/LEDE Project
Summary - Device setup failed: HOSTAPD_START_FAILED
Task Type - Bug Report
Category - Base system
Status - Unconfirmed
Assigned To - 
Operating System - All
Severity - Low
Priority - Very Low
Reported Version - Trunk
Due in Version - Undecided
Due Date - Undecided
Details - 
  - **Hardware:** [[https://openwrt.org/toh/hwdata/netgear/netgear_wndr3700_v4|netgear, wndr3700-v4]] (ath79 ath9k ar9344 ar9582)
  - **Versions of OpenWrt where bug occurs:** 21.02.0-rc3, snapshot (ath79)

If /sbin/wifi is used to turn on wifi, an error message appears in syslog.

wifi appears to function normally nevertheless, but,ubus call network.wireless status erroneously reports that radio0 is down.
=====Steps to reproduce=====
  - uci set wireless. at wifi-iface[0].disabled=0
  - uci set wireless. at wifi-device[0].disabled=0
  - uci commit
  - wifi
=====Error message in syslog=====

Wed Jun 23 11:21:38 2021 daemon.err hostapd: Interface name wlan0 already in use
Wed Jun 23 11:21:38 2021 daemon.notice netifd: radio0 (10450): Command failed: Invalid argument
Wed Jun 23 11:21:38 2021 daemon.notice netifd: radio0 (10450): Device setup failed: HOSTAPD_START_FAILED
Wed Jun 23 11:21:38 2021 daemon.notice netifd: radio0 (10527): WARNING: Variable 'data' does not exist or is not an array/object



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