Only works if I use particular command line options.

Nigel Cunningham ncunningham at linuxmail.org
Sun Dec 26 23:54:39 EST 2004


Hi.

On Mon, 2004-12-27 at 15:53, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 27, 2004 at 02:23:49PM +1100, Nigel Cunningham wrote:
> 
> > My problem now is getting it to work in a bridge configuration. At the
> > moment, my little test script looks like:
> 
> >                 brctl addbr br0
> >                 ifconfig eth0 up
> >                 ifconfig ath0 up
> >                 ifconfig br0 up
> >                 brctl addif br0 ath0
> >                 brctl addif br0 eth0
> 
> This is not going to work.. IEEE 802.11 protocol does not support layer
> 2 bridging for a device that is in Managed mode because clients can only
> transmit packets with their own address as the source MAC address.

Okay. The only solution is to use masquerading instead?

Thanks and regards,

Nigel
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