wds not linking
antonio.vilei at unile.it
Thu May 29 10:26:11 EDT 2003
To get info about current firmware versions type the following command:
dmesg | grep "PRI: " -A 1 -B 1
Otherwise you could use the utility "hostap_diag" shipped with hostap
----- Original Message -----
From: "Tom Cranbrook" <tcranbrook at australia.edu>
To: "Jouni Malinen" <jkmaline at cc.hut.fi>; <hostap at shmoo.com>
Sent: Thursday, May 29, 2003 4:02 PM
Subject: Re: wds not linking
> >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
> of their firmware version?
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