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 From:  "Christopher M. Iarocci" <iarocci at eastendsc dot com>
 To:  Chris Buechler <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall mailing list <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Wireless WAN card, bridge?
 Date:  Wed, 21 Feb 2007 22:29:54 -0500
Chris Buechler wrote:
> 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.
>
> -Chris 
Chris,

Thanks for the reply.  The answer kind of sucks, but at least I won't 
tear my hair out trying to make it work.  Again, thanks.

Chris

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