On 2/21/07, Christopher M. Iarocci <iarocci at eastendsc dot com> wrote:
> Anyone using a wireless WAN card that is able to bridge it with an OPT
> card and it passes traffic? I have a m0n0wall with a Cisco wireless
> card, attached to an access point. The OPT1 card is attached to a
> network, LAN card attached to nothing. Both the WAN and OPT sides have
> private networks. When I bridge them, I can no longer pass any traffic
> through them. I did uncheck "Block private networks", but that didn't
> help. I did NOT enable filtering bridge. Since I am not filtering,
> shouldn't all traffic just pass on through?
There's an issue with wireless and bridging. I don't recall the exact
specifics offhand, but I believe the problem is bridging a wireless
interface only works if the wireless is in hostap mode. Known FreeBSD
bug, IIRC. I don't know of any workarounds.