Subject: Re: qemu, bridge and wireless
To: Greg Troxel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Quentin Garnier <email@example.com>
Date: 09/22/2007 15:07:56
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On Sat, Sep 22, 2007 at 08:57:20AM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
> Quentin Garnier <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > You can't bridge a wpi. I don't think you can bridge with any of
> > NetBSD's wireless drivers: not only you need a card that supports
> > having as many associations to the AP as required, but of course you
> > need the software support.
> I had never thought of that, but I see your point. Thoughts arising:
> 1) If it doesn't work brconfig should fail.
Well, it works if the interface is in AP mode... Maybe add an ethercap
> 2) I wonder if another encapsulation would enable this to work. My
> 802.11 spec memory is very fuzzy at this point, but I recall a way to
> carry 802.3 frames in 802.11, rather than the encapsulation that puts
> only the data and puts the 802.3 addresses in the 802.11 header.
But would you expect the AP to support that?
Quentin Garnier - email@example.com - cube@NetBSD.org
"You could have made it, spitting out benchmarks
Owe it to yourself not to fail"
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