weird bridging problem

Peter peter at peter.dyndns.info
Tue Mar 16 06:40:14 EST 2004


maybe you want to read the "Wireless distribution system (WDS)" section
in the hostap-driver-x/README file


On Tue, 16 Mar 2004 09:41:53 -0000 (WET)
"Pedro Ramalhais" <ramalhais at serrado.net> wrote:

> Hi!
> I'm experiencing a weird problem with hostap and bridging.
> my setup:
> 
> wired1 -> bridge1 -> hostap managed (kernel 2.4.21/hostap 0.1.3 or
> cvs)
>                        |
>                        | (wireless)
>                        v
> wired2 -> bridge2 -> hostap master (kernel 2.6.3/hostap 0.1.3)
> 
> Any packet sent from wired1 and pasing the wireless link will get
> dropped by the hostap driver running in master mode:
> 
> 
> wlan0: dropped received packet from non-associated STA
> 52:54:00:e8:65:a2(type=0x02, subtype=0x00) handle_ap_item - data frame
> wlan0: Could not find STA 52:54:00:e8:65:a2 for this TX error
> (@18413321)
> 
> 52:54:00:e8:65:a2 the MAC-address from a machine connected to wired1.
> 
> How can i debug/fix this even further?
> Any help/ideas are welcome.
> Thanks.
> -- 
> Pedro Ramalhais
> ramalhais_ at _serrado.net
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