Configuring WDS using hostap

Jason Boxman jasonb
Thu Oct 9 22:06:43 PDT 2003

> multicast, unneded broadcasts, unneeded protocols, unneeded UPNP, unneeded
> SMB broadcasts...lots of bandwidth being used unnecessarily. I found
> filtering out much of this makes the network much more responsive and more
> available throughput.

Ah, I hadn't thought about that.

> Doing it in a mesh without bridging would require some thought...maybe
> proxy arp's?

It sounds like bridging is a far more manageable solution?

I'm just trying to get a feel for which is most appropriate in general.  (Of 
course there's always a specific case or two...)


Jason Boxman
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