wpa_supplicant with bridge

Michael Smith msmith at cbnco.com
Tue May 16 10:12:21 EDT 2006


On Tue, 16 May 2006, Chris Baechle wrote:

> So now it's question time.
>  - Am I correct in assuming 0.4.9 doesn't support what I'm trying to
> do (bridging)?

Yes, it will not work if the interface is a bridge.

> - Does the -b option in 0.5.3 actually accomplish what I'm trying to do?

Yes. I also had to "brctl setfd br0 0" to turn off the forwarding delay, 
otherwise there are problems during reassocation after the connection is 
lost.

> - Are there any known issues with madwifi and wpa_supplicant?

I'm using wpa_supplicant 0.5.3, hostapd 0.4.8, madwifi_ng r1472 
(20060311).

Mike



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