Problems asociating clients and handle_ap_item

Denis Vlasenko vda
Fri Mar 12 00:24:06 PST 2004

On Friday 12 March 2004 10:13, Alberto Rodriguez Galdo wrote:
> At 20.37 11/3/04 -0500, you wrote:
> >I'm not an expert on this, but since no one else has answered - yes,
> >it could be a problem with that firmware version.  Jouni et al reported
> >problems with packets getting dropped with firmware <= 1.3.6, I believe.
> >My first use of hostAP was with cards with 1.3.4, and I observed this
> >behavior, which was completely resolved by going to STA 1.4.2, if I
> >recall right, and I've been using 1.7.something for months with no
> >issues.
> Thanks for the reply, i've alrady used firmwares 1.7.4, 1.7.6, 1.8.0  (in
> RAM) and still have one client that is not able to reassociate after the
> access point discards one packet from the interface with a wrong MAC...
> I'm using the access points as bridges using the bridging in Linux kernel,
> the client seems associated, the card seems so, but his MAC is not in the
> bridging table....
> I don't know where to look at...

Hack in a couple of printks into bridging code to make it
tell you when and why it removes MACs from the table.

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