broadcast packets are being lost

Khaled 982 at fuzzbuzz.org
Wed Mar 5 17:48:49 EST 2014


Alright. I will look for the correct forum. Thank you.


On Wed, Mar 05, 2014 at 10:48:38PM +0200, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 05, 2014 at 03:37:00PM -0500, Khaled wrote:
> > I'm trying to use a RaspberryPi with a WIFI dongle (containing an RTL-8188 chip, I believe) as a WIFI router.
> 
> > *However*: I'm noticing strange behaviour with regards to broadcasts. When sending broadcast packets from any connected WIFI device, those packets are reliably received by the RaspberryPi (the access point) itself. However, all other clients on the same WIFI only see about 5% of those packets.
> 
> Wrong mailing list.. hostapd has nothing to do with actual data frame
> transmission. This would be more appropriate as a driver discussion.
> 
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