Configuring WDS using hostap

Jason Boxman jasonb
Thu Oct 9 19:06:14 PDT 2003

On Thursday 09 October 2003 21:50, Dave wrote:
> Hi Maggie,
> > dave, thank you very for that help. i finally got my
> > wds working.
> >
> > im just a little confused.
> >
> > 1.  what's the difference between the wds
> > configuration and that of the bridge using br0?? what
> > are the basic application of such each set-up??
> What I provided as configuration will only allow you to move data through
> it via layer 3 because neither interface is bridged or attached to a
> you will have to do layer 3 routing to move traffic across the
> wds interfaces.

How would you setup that kind of routing, exactly? :)

Say, a different on each wlanXwdsY interface on each AP?  For 
each wlanX interface, too?  Does each AP and its associated stations become 
its own network segment, along with the WDS back channels?



Jason Boxman
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