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It has taken a Long Time to get from there to a position where I can actually commit the changes

Mostly because I feel like the whole thing needs a good dollop of refactoring but I get lost every time I try (git reset --hard has been my signature theme for the last week)

Partly because it took a long time to notice my code that write the hostapd.conf was not writing the hw_mode flag (should be a), and the default mode is not something the hardware understands