Can tagged 802.1q frames be bridged over wireless links?

Pedro Ramalhais ramalhais
Tue Oct 7 18:07:01 PDT 2003

Alexey N. Kovyrin said:
> On Tue, 7 Oct 2003, Alexey N. Kovyrin wrote:
>> Hi, All!
>> Some time ago we started using of linux-boxes as wireless APs...
>> And now we need to transmit tagged 802.1q frames over wlan-interfaces to
>> make vlan trunks over radio.
>> Does anyone have successfull expirience of bridging of vlan-frames over
>> wireless networks?
> Everything is done:
> ifconfig wlan0 up
> iwconfig wlan0 essid test
> iwconfig wlan0 mode Master
> ifconfig eth0 up
> brctl addbr br0
> brctl addif br0 eth0
> brctl addif br0 wlan0
> ifconfig br0 up

Problems may exist with oversized frames...i don't know if the hostap
driver accepts frames larger than 1500(ethernet maximum). I think the
maximum size of a tagged(802.1q) vlan ethernet frame is 1504.
Jouni, can you check?
Pedro Ramalhais
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