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Mon Mar 12 05:26:29 EDT 2012
Thanks for the input!
Ok, is there another mode to run the wlan card in? or is rt73 no good for
these kind of solutions?
What is the preferred chipset to realize this solution?
Den 9 mars 2012 13:32 skrev Helmut Schaa <helmut.schaa at googlemail.com>:
> On Fri, Mar 9, 2012 at 10:53 AM, Jens Dackenberg <jens.devel at gmail.com>
> > I’ve configured a computer with Ubuntu to act as an AP with hostapd. The
> > is configured with a bridge br0. I’ve connected another computer via
> wifi to
> > the AP.
> > A textual representation of the setup:
> > (computerA) ---- wifi ---- (computerB: AP + br0) === lan === (computerC)
> > Now to my problem. When computerA sends out an ARP request it can be
> seen at
> > computerC. But when computerC sends out an ARP request it cannot be seen
> > computerA. It seems that broadcast is only working in one direction. Does
> > anybody have a clue why it behaves like this?
> > Specs:
> > D-Link dwl-g122 (rev. C1) [Ralink rt73]
> rt73 is not capable of doing proper broadcast delivery after
> DTIM beacons. So, if your computer A is in PS mode it won't
> receive broadcast frames at all. Not sure if this is what you're
> seeing ...
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