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 From:  "Steven" <steven at enumerati dot org>
 To:  <list at m0n0wall dot neon1 dot net>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] FreeBSD bridging with wi (was: Re: [m0n0wall] Hi!)
 Date:  Wed, 26 Feb 2003 22:23:55 +1100
What happens if you reverse it, and assign wi0, 192.168.0.230 and assign
sis0 no ip?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Manuel Kasper [mailto:mk at neon1 dot net]
> Sent: Wed 26/02/2003 6:16 PM
> To: lscrlstld at yahoo dot com dot br
> Cc: list at m0n0wall dot neon1 dot net
> Subject: [m0n0wall] FreeBSD bridging with wi (was: Re: [m0n0wall] Hi!)
>
>
>
> > Can I help you about wireless ?
> > I am use a FreeBSB box as a Hostap, but I use PC-ATX motherboards
>
> Yes - what do people use for bridging under FreeBSD with hostap? The
> FreeBSD bridging code (options BRIDGE) or the netgraph bridge? With
> BRIDGE, I'm seeing the following oddity:
>
> suppose there are two interfaces,
>
> sis0: 192.168.0.230
> wi0: no IP address assigned, hostap
>
> used with the following sysctls:
>
> net.link.ether.bridge="1"
> net.link.ether.bridge_cfg="wi0 sis0"
> net.inet.ip.forwarding="1"
>
> Wireless clients can associate to the hostap access point and ping hosts
> on sis0 through the bridge without any problems at all. However, they
> cannot ping 192.168.0.230 - the box does not even respond to ARP queries
> on wi0. Of course, hosts on sis0 can ping 192.168.0.230 OK.
>
> ipfilter and ipfw were turned off for this test, and I even tried it on my
> notebook in addition to a net4511 - made no difference.
>
> This is a little bit irritating - I have tried netgraph bridging, and with
> that it works as intended - 192.168.0.230 can be pinged both from wireless
> clients and from hosts on sis0. However, I'd rather use the FreeBSD kernel
> bridge if possible, as that netgraph stuff is a bit cumbersome.
>
> Does anybody know what could cause this problem and if there's a solution?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Manuel
>
>
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