Data packet analysis - Between wireless & wireline networks

Jouni Malinen jkmaline
Tue Sep 9 17:56:32 PDT 2003

On Tue, Sep 09, 2003 at 12:11:55AM -0700, Bobby Sardana wrote:

> 1) HostAP driver (Managed mode)
> 2) brctl (bridge) utilities to bridge the 802.11 & wireline network

IEEE 802.11 does not allow a station in managed mode (i.e., client
associated with an AP) to bridge packets at layer 2. You can only do
this as an AP or using WDS links.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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