On 9/10/07, Michael Lenaghan <michaell at dazzit dot com> wrote:
> Hello, all.
> I'm running m0n0wall 1.231 on a box that has several network cards.
> One card (WAN) connects to a cable modem, another (LAN) connects to
> our LAN, etc.
> My intention was to plug a wireless access point--a Linksys WAP54Gv3
> to be precise--into one of the cards. For the time being I want to
> bridge my LAN with my wireless LAN and let traffic flow freely between
> them. (Later on I may want to separate the two networks; that's why
> the hardware is set up the way it is.) In particular, I would like to
> assign IP addresses from the DHCP server on my LAN; along with the
> address will come other network config info, including my LAN's DNS
> server address and WINS server address and such.
> First, is it correct or incorrect to give both cards an address on the
> same subnet?
When you bridge an interface, you can't give it an IP.
> Second, if it is correct will two cards on the same subnet
> automatically bridge, or would I still have to specifically bridge
You'll have to tell it to bridge the OPT interface to LAN.