Re: routing possible or only bridging?

From: Jacques Caron (
Date: 2002-09-27 15:41:09 UTC

Routing should definitely never be a problem, but bridging will only work in certain conditions (i.e. in hostap or wds mode), not when the card is configured as a client.


At 17:32 27/09/2002, Jun Sun wrote:
>On Thu, Sep 26, 2002 at 05:55:18PM -0700, Bob Curnow wrote:
> > Hi, the sysadm. has been looking at the hostap driver in freebsd
> 4.7. We have been usiing orinoco cards and routing. He was wondering if
> the hostap driver can do routing also? We got a demarctech 180mw card
> for testing, but no luck so far.
> > Please let us know, Bob C
> >
>I don't know about FreeBSD, but in Linux routing or bridging has little
>to do with driver. I have tried hostap in both routing and bridging
>mode, they all work fine. In fact I also tried it in
>"gateway" mode where you do IP masqeurading (NAT).

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