Setting up access to FTP server and SSH server using hostapd access point on embedded system

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http://serverfault.com – I've recently designed the circuit board for an embedded ARM system, and the next step is to work on the software to run on this hardware. I've generated the root file system using Buildroot. I am using the Linux 3.0.4 kernel compiled using a cross-compiler. Attached to one of the USB host ports on this system is a Atheros AR9271 WiFi chip capable of being placed into AP (access point) mode. I've compiled the ath9k_hw kernel module (http://linuxwireless.org/en/users/Drivers/ath9k_hw), and I've been successful with using hostapd (http://hostap.epitest.fi/hostapd/) to create an access point. (HowTos)