wds in hostap
Mon Apr 19 08:54:39 PDT 2004
Unicast packets from Client1 on AP1 to Client2 on AP2 will not be sent
on wds link to AP3. Broadcasts will be sent on all interfaces.
Someone correct me if I am wrong.
On Mon, 2004-04-19 at 05:51, sankpal_manisha wrote:
> Hello All,
> can anyone plz give me the explanation on following scenario?
> WDS link
> cli1<------>AP1-----------AP2 <------>cli2
> AP3 <----->cl3
> Here client1 wants to talk with client2.
> Is AP1 will transmit packets to AP3 also?If yes,is there any way to avoid it? Has anyone tested such a scenario?
> and suppose AP3 and AP2 also has a WDS link then what are the packets that are going to be exchanged?
> In the hostap driver the following is mentioned:
> there is currently no way of associating TX packets to correct wds device
> * when TX Exc/OK event occurs, so all tx_packets and some
> * tx_errors/tx_dropped are added to the main netdevice; using sw_support
> * field in txdesc might be used to fix this
> from this site
> i come to know that the sw_support field is used for the FID. so how one can use this field for wds?
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