bridging a wireless client

DrDoom drdoom
Thu Sep 4 15:27:36 PDT 2003

My network topology is:

AP- - - - - - PC(wlan0, eth0)----------Notebook

PC wlan0:
PC eth0:
Where - - - indicates wireless connection and ------ wired connection

The PC is configured with hostap 0.0.4 in managed mode
So I want to ping from the Notebook to the AP, I tried to setup a bridge 
on the PC like this
brctl addbr br0
ifconfig wlan0
ifconfig eth0
brctl addif br0 wlan0
brctl addif br0 eth0
ifconfig br0
but I can not ping the AP ( from the notebook

Is this because when I add the wlan0 interface to the bridge, the 
managed mode does not work?
What am I doing wrong?

David Martos (aka DrDoom)

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