Having problems sending DHCP information over wireless bridge

Brad Langhorst brad
Tue Oct 5 17:24:59 PDT 2004

On Wed, 2004-10-06 at 00:01 +0000, Brian Sturgill wrote:
> Are you just routing between interfaces on the linux box (hostap box) or are 
> you using bridging of the ethernet and the wireless card? If you are not 
> bridging, the dhcp requests are not reaching the dhcp server. If you are 
> routing between the interfaces, you will have to forward the dhcp requests 
> between the two subnets. The easiest way is to bridge the ethernet and the 
> wireless interface on the hostap box. To be a true access point, the 
> interfaces need to be bridged.
i'm not bridging...
but my dhcp server is listening on the wireless interface - in fact
there is no wired interface.. only another wireless interface.

imho this could work but does not because hostap throws out unassociated
mac addresses.

Brad Langhorst <brad at langhorst.com>

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