WG: HOw to set up bridge

From: Tilo Lutz (TiloLutz_at_gmx.de)
Date: 2002-09-18 18:04:22 UTC

>On Wed, Sep 18, 2002 at 04:00:38PM +0200, Tilo Lutz wrote:
>> Unfortunatly the wds-stuff works only with HostAPs.
>> If Bridging works in Master-mode is there any way to get it work in
>> Managed-mode?

Jouni Malinen wrote:
> Not with IEEE 802.11 wireless LAN. Which other AP are you using? Do you
> know whether it supports WDS frames? If you do not need to have station
> associating to the card using Host AP driver, you could use Repeater
> mode and IEEE 802.11 compliant WDS frames. This would of course require
> that the other AP supports such frames.

I don't know what kind of APs are used. But if they support WDS, how will I configure my HostAP?

Use Repeater-mode,
Add the MAC of the AP as WDS.
Gut the wlan0wds0 interface up.


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