On Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 11:47 PM, YvesDM <ydmlog at gmail dot com> wrote:
> Ok, now your problem, which actually isn't related to m0n0wall at all,
> but this is SUCH A GREAT LIST where everybody always tries to help
> others, so lets go :-)
Agreed. This is a problem with your UBNT setup. Best to avoid WDS
whenever possible, and especially with Airmax products, which have had
WDS bugs in the 5-series firmware.
If Branch 2 has no hope of reaching the main office in a single
wireless hop then you're much better off doing dedicated backhauls
between each site, like so:
Main office AP WDS
B1 STA WDS
B1 AP WDS
B2 STA WDS
Note that even though you're not using WDS for repeating, you still
need to put your UBNT gear in WDS mode or you won't get true bridging,
and nothing at B2 will get dhcp service.
If you must use WDS due to budget constraints or whatever, then update
your firmwares to 5.3-beta4 to get past the show-stopping WDS bugs
that exist in earlier firmwares.