Re: Fixed DWL900AP frame captures

From: Jason Boxman (
Date: 2002-09-19 06:40:25 UTC

On Thursday 19 September 2002 02:07 am, Jouni Malinen wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 19, 2002 at 01:53:42AM -0400, Jason Boxman wrote:
> > How exactly do you mean? I believe I entered the MAC of the AP to talk
> > to in PtP mode in each one's configuration. The other option is PtMP
> > (multipoint) which disallows entry of any MAC addresses.
> I just wanted to know whether it needed anything special that could
> indicate some sort of registration protocol. If it is just the hwaddr of
> the other end, then the same thing can be configured for Host AP driver
> with iwpriv wds_add. In other words, everything should be fine for PtP.
> PtMP might either discover the other nodes or just simply broadcast
> everything (i.e., use WDS frames with ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff as the immediate
> recipient even for unicast frames). It could also act as a learning
> bridge so the unicast frames could be delivered to just one peer after
> having learned the proper location.

Other then adding the MAC of the intended individual PtP node to speak to, I didn't do anything special to get it working. I'd guess there's nothing else involved if you didn't see anything else strange in the packet capture.

Would there be a problem talking to a DWL900AP given the Prism2 four addr frame bug thing?


Jason Boxman
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