Jouni Malinen jkmaline
Sat Nov 30 10:09:17 PST 2002

On Sat, Nov 30, 2002 at 01:02:23PM -0500, Jason Boxman wrote:

> For HostAP, repeater mode is WDS mode I believe.  You could use repeater mode 
> to extend range without cabling, but you would need multiple HostAP boxes (or 
> OpenAP).  With STA v1.5.6 I think it's possible to speak to proprietary APs 
> to do something similar, but I can't get that revision onto any of my cards 
> so I don't know for sure.

I think that standard-compliant WDS frames should work fine in Repeater
(i.e., WDS) mode even with older firmware versions, so you should not
need to have latest firmware for this. It's just needed if you want to
be able to send WDS frames from card running in Host AP mode.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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