broadcast packets are being lost

Jouni Malinen j
Wed Mar 5 12:48:38 PST 2014

On Wed, Mar 05, 2014 at 03:37:00PM -0500, Khaled wrote:
> I'm trying to use a RaspberryPi with a WIFI dongle (containing an RTL-8188 chip, I believe) as a WIFI router.

> *However*: I'm noticing strange behaviour with regards to broadcasts. When sending broadcast packets from any connected WIFI device, those packets are reliably received by the RaspberryPi (the access point) itself. However, all other clients on the same WIFI only see about 5% of those packets.

Wrong mailing list.. hostapd has nothing to do with actual data frame
transmission. This would be more appropriate as a driver discussion.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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