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.
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.