wds not linking

Tom Cranbrook tcranbrook at australia.edu
Thu May 29 10:02:09 EDT 2003

>On Thu, May 29, 2003 at 12:09:59PM +0000, Tom Cranbrook wrote:
>> prism2_param wlan0 other_ap_policy 2
>> prism2_param wlan0 autom_ap_wds 1
>> Host A finds Host B mac and shows up in  /proc/net/hostap/wlan0/wds
>> Host B does not find host A for wds. 
>Which station firmware version are you using in host B? STA f/w 1.4.9
>does not seem to pass beacon frames to the host driver in Host AP mode.
>This breaks automatic WDS link addition when it is based on beacon
>frames. However, if you send a WDS frame from host A on that link, host
>B should detect that and add the WDS link (assuming you are using recent
>Host AP driver version).

Both host are using the same thing, Netgear MA311.  How can I get a reading
of their firmware version?

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