Neohapsis is currently accepting applications for employment. For more information, please visit our website www.neohapsis.com or email email@example.com
From: David Gibson (davidgibson.dropbear.id.au)
Date: Sun Jun 02 2002 - 18:42:44 CDT
On Thu, May 30, 2002 at 08:33:54PM -0700, Vic Berdin wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I've tried bridgeing my Orinoco silver card (using
> orinoco mods from pcmcia-cs-3.1.33) and a realtek pci
> card (rtl8139.o) and the bridge (brg0) went up without
> any hassle. But my problem is that, the wireless
> device can't seem to perform its task. I'm also
> broadcasting DHCP service over the bridge, and only
> the rtl device was able to supply settings into its
> clients. My wireless peer-to-peer client (a windows
> machine) is ABLE to see that another adhoc device is
> running, but is not able to grab DHCP settings from
> from the wireless bridge.
> I've tried this setup using my Intersil card
> (hostap_cs.o & this time the wireless device is an AP
> bridged along with the pci eth) and everything works
> fine. My wireless windows machine is able to grab DHCP
> But without the bridge on first setup, everything
> works fine.
> Has anyone experienced this and came up with a
> solution? Please advise.
Um, yes, I've heard there are troubles with bridging with the orinoco
driver. I haven't looked at the hostap driver recently enough to know
what the difference. Does anyone know exactly what a driver needs to
provide in order to support bridging?
-- David Gibson | For every complex problem there is a davidgibson.dropbear.id.au | solution which is simple, neat and | wrong. -- H.L. Mencken http://www.ozlabs.org/people/dgibson