Re: Network bridge between two wi-fi cards
Thanks for your answer. Does Debian have some howtos/documentation
related to this topic?
On 10/14/10 11:31, Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. wrote:
> In <4CB6FA7E.firstname.lastname@example.org>, Victor Dorneanu wrote:
>> I'd like to create a bridge between 2 WLAN cards. The first one is
>> connected to the Internet via wpa_supplicant, the second one should act
>> as an AP. Both cards work in* promiscuous mode.
>> Is this possible?
> Mo. "Bridging" generally refers to 802.1d or 802.1h, which are supported well
> under 802.3 (Ethernet) but were not included in the current 802.11 ("Wi-Fi")
> Best to route the traffic at the IP layer. You may be able to do layer 2
> bridging using an ARP proxy.
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