Subject: Re: wi users - losing time?
To: Steven M. Bellovin <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/17/2002 13:37:00
>>i've found that newer cards, when put into promiscuous mode (as is
>>required by bridging) simply refuse to tramsmit.  they pick up packets
>>just fine, but never send anything.  as such, bridging between a wired
>>network and a wireless network is going to be very difficult.
>Were you using WEP?  I think that there's a bug with regard to WEP and 
>promiscuous mode.  

i've seen the problem with and without wep, iirc.

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