On 3/15/07, Sung Park <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
How about EoIP tunnel to establish wireless bridge?  Is it possible?  How
about other tunnels? Do you have any suggestion to make it possible in

Thank you

On 3/13/07, Kevin Downey <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> On 3/13/07, Sung Park <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > I'm having trouble to bridge two wireless card which is Atheros AR5213A
> > FreeBSD 6.1.  I try to make transparent bridge in these two wireless
> >
> > I compiled BRIDGE in kernel and I put
> >
> > net.link.ether.bridge=1
> > net.link.ether.bridge_cfg=*ath0*,*ath1*
> > net.link.ether.bridge_ipfw=1
> >
> > in sysctl.conf.
> >
> > Following diagram is what I did it.
> >
> > (,Ath1(
> >
> > Left unit is wireless router. Middle unit is transparent bridge. Right
> > is client.  I set up like this.  Ath0 of left unit is AP. Ath0 of middle
> > unit is Station.  Ath1 of middle unit is AP. Ath0 of right unit is
> > I can ping from to but I can't ping from
> > to
> >
> > I tested wired LAN bridge with same configuration. It works well.
> >
> > Anyone has idea about this or has same problem. Please, help me. Any
kind of
> > information will save me.
> My understanding is that because of how the 802.11 is designed, this
> sort of setup is not possible using ethernet bridging code(if_bridge
> and friends) if you are using infrastructure mode and a-hoc mode is
> kind of slow. WDS may be waht you are looking for but I don't know if
> FreeBSD supports it yet..

I would read the manpage for the gif interface, it may be what you are
looking for

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