From: Yang-Hwee TAN (tanyh_at_bii.a-star.edu.sg)
Date: 2002-09-18 08:07:15 UTC
On Mon, 16 Sep 2002 14:36:29 +0200
"Tilo Lutz" <TiloLutz_at_gmx.de> wrote:
> I want to set up a brige with my Compaq WL100 and
> 3Com 3c906b network cards.
> The hostap driver works well in Managed mode.
> I can connect to other hosts in the wireless net.
> But as soon as I switch to Master mode everythink is
> As far as I know I have to put my WL-card in AP-Mode
> in order to be able to brige my lokal network.
> How can I setup my card to forward the traffiv to another
> AP? I'Ve treid to use the repeater-mode but that also
> doesn't work.
**To Forward packets**
sysctrl -a |grep "net.ipv4.ip_forward" make sure that the value is set to "1"
if not, then
sysctrl -w net.ipv4.ip_forward 1
to set it to "1", ie. to enable it.
**To Bridge Wireless & Wired**
use "brctl" command to create a bridge device name and then add the wired and wireless network interfaces to the new bridge device.
for brctl package goto & download the bridging utility,
> Any hints?
> Tilo Lutz
> Steige 29
> 75031 Eppingen
Hope this is useful enough for ya! :-)
-- Cheers! Yanghwee email: mx5yh_at_singnet.com.sg