WDS does'nt work anymore ?

Jason Straight jason
Thu Mar 4 19:54:23 PST 2004

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This would explain why my first attempt at WDS was a total failure, since I 
used 0.1.3.

On Thursday March 4 2004 22:11, Dominique Blas wrote:
> Hi,
> I remember having tested WDS without any problem during july 2002 (hostap
> 2002-05 something) and everything was perfect.
> Today I tried to test it again with new version of hostap (0.1.3 and 0.2.0)
> : nothing worked !
> So I debugged :
> 	nothing happens in the <mac address> (*) file that lies in
> /proc/net/hostap/wlan0 : all the counters are zero. depending on the
> version of HostAP I can have on one side, in this file, RX counters set to
> something but TX counters are desesperatly set to zero while on the other
> side the opposite. I tried with different versions of HostAp, different
> versions of kernel, different version of Sfirmware (1.4.9 and 1.7.6) as
> well as manually and automatically : no matter. WDS doesn't want to work
> anymore. The best behaviour I can have is only one side seems to behave
> correctly (wds set manually of automatically).
> Strangely, when I try to send data towards Host B, a tcpdump shows that
> data are well transmitted onto wlan0wds0 (nothing appears with a tcpdump
> made on wlan0) but the wlan0wds0 interface counters stay at zero ! More
> strange is that when I try a AP scanning (iwpriv wlan0 hostscan 1 and
> iwpriv wlan0 ap_scan 20), Host B appears correctly in the list while host 
> A appears correctly on the list on Host B.
> What is wrong with new versions ?
> db
> (*) Created when you set manually with iwpriv wlan0 wds_add or
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