david at gibson.dropbear.id.au
Sun Jul 21 23:39:02 EST 2002
On Sat, Jul 20, 2002 at 12:28:37AM +1000, Jeremy wrote:
> Has anyone tried bridging a wireless and wired network? I've just
> spent the whole night trying and it seems to be impossible. The
> highlight was the point where I had the bridge interface responding to
> pings from both sides, but still not bridging.
> Worse, I am now at the point where a tcpdump on each interface shows
> the packets being sent, but the packets never go into the air and the
> kernel issues a 'Tx error, state 4'.
> I have the cards talking to each other because when I assign addresses
> they work. But the bridging code doesn't seem to be able to send using
> the orinoco code.
Yes, this is a known problem, but I've never had the time to look into
it. I'm not actually sure what a driver needs to do in order to
support bridging properly.
David Gibson | For every complex problem there is a
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