[PATCH] P2P: fill bridge interface on GO creation

Rajkumar Manoharan rmanohar at qca.qualcomm.com
Thu Aug 9 08:03:52 EDT 2012


On Thu, Aug 09, 2012 at 02:04:01PM +0300, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 08, 2012 at 09:25:22PM +0530, Rajkumar Manoharan wrote:
> > Fill bridge interface name while creating new P2P GO interface. No doing
> > so, is causing to EAP handshake failure on p2p negotiation when group
> > interface was brigded.
> 
> Why would a P2P GO interface be in a bridge? The P2P specification
> explicitly describes cross connection to use "any mechanism above layer
> 2" and as such, layer 2 bridging may not be a suitable mechanism for
> this. And even if this were allowed, it would be unclear how the new
> interface would get added to the bridge.
>
I tried to bridge ethernet and P2P GO like we do it for AP and ethernet.
Thanks for the spec. reference. I did my testing by creating a bridge interface
and started supplicant with bridge option then started autonomus GO. Later
add the group interface as bridge member by bridge-utils.

-Rajkumar


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