kern/117227: [iwi] iwi0 wireless interface doesn't work with
thompsa at FreeBSD.org
Thu Nov 29 12:20:02 PST 2007
The following reply was made to PR kern/117227; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Andrew Thompson <thompsa at FreeBSD.org>
To: bug-followup at FreeBSD.org, joe at tao.org.uk
Subject: Re: kern/117227: [iwi] iwi0 wireless interface doesn't work with
Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2007 09:14:07 +1300
> I'm trying to get a bridge working between an em0 wired ethernet
> interface, and an iwi0 wireless.
You can only bridge wireless interfaces in hostap mode. The access point
only registers the mac address of the wireless card itself so if you
send Ethernet frames from other devices behind it the frame will not
There is a 4-address wireless frame format for this situation but
FreeBSD does not support it yet.
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