Bridging with madwifi

Rafa Marin Lopez rafa at dif.um.es
Fri Nov 4 09:27:27 EST 2005


Hi Jouni

I have tried hostapd 0.4.6 with madwifi-old and kernel 2.6.10 and the 
same problem happen. That is, if bridge is enabled AP does not listen 
frame 2/4 in 4-way handshake . However without bridging thing work 
perfectly.

Any idea about that?.

Regards.

Jouni Malinen wrote:

>On Sat, Oct 15, 2005 at 11:44:53AM +0200, Thomas Heiz wrote:
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>>I want to set up hostapd with bridge between a madwifi card and wired
>>ethernet. I've inserted a line "bridge=br0" in my hostapd.conf.
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>>When I start hostapd, everything seems to be OK, but when a station
>>wants to connect, the following error occures.
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>>frame too short for this IEEE 802.1X packet
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>l2_packet cleanup in 0.4.4 missed one case, i.e., receiving EAPOL frames
>from madwifi driver when it is a part of a bridge. A fix for this is now
>available in the development branch of my CVS repository.
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