Re: hostap in both BSS and IBSS mode?

From: Jouni Malinen (
Date: 2002-07-12 08:49:11 UTC

On Fri, Jul 12, 2002 at 09:42:12AM +0200, Martin Whitlock wrote:

> Would this enable my earlier request to let Host AP driver make multiple
> associations with the same WLAN AP, and pretend to be more STA's than one?
> (with other mac-addresses than its own)

No (at least nicely). Using more than one MAC address will be tricky due to frame ACKing problems. Firmware has to take care of this to get the ACK frame out quickly enough and I'm pretty sure ACKs will be generated only for one MAC address.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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