Bridging with madwifi

Jouni Malinen jkmaline
Sat Oct 15 19:42:50 PDT 2005

On Sat, Oct 15, 2005 at 11:44:53AM +0200, Thomas Heiz wrote:

> I want to set up hostapd with bridge between a madwifi card and wired
> ethernet. I've inserted a line "bridge=br0" in my hostapd.conf.

> When I start hostapd, everything seems to be OK, but when a station
> wants to connect, the following error occures.
> frame too short for this IEEE 802.1X packet

l2_packet cleanup in 0.4.4 missed one case, i.e., receiving EAPOL frames
from madwifi driver when it is a part of a bridge. A fix for this is now
available in the development branch of my CVS repository.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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