Having problems sending DHCP information over wireless bridge

Brad Langhorst brad
Tue Oct 5 17:08:39 PDT 2004

On Tue, 2004-10-05 at 09:58 -0700, Jonathan Shahariw wrote:
> Hi I have a network where we use a linux box with hostap running dhcpd
> to allocate addresses.  Some of the wireless clients for this system
> are Linksys WET11's that are a wireless to ethernet bridge.  The
> WET11's don't have a problem associating to the wireless network.
> However, the AP does not send the dhcp replys to the hosts on the
> otherside of the wet11's because they are not associated as they don't
> have wireless cards but talk to the network via the WET11.  All other
> traffic goes through fine if the IP address is set statically.  It
> seems that only the DHCP traffic is blocked by hostap.
this is not specific to the wet11s...
it also happens with smartbridges, and the senao cb3s.

i was not able to resolve the problem.

Brad Langhorst <brad at langhorst.com>

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