[OLSR-users] wlan and lan bridged?

Sven-Ola Tuecke (spam-protected)
Wed Jun 7 16:26:17 CEST 2006


beware of Briding endless-feedback (aka Broadcast Ping/Pong). Small example:

Device1(Wifi+Eth bridged)
|wifi    |wire
Device2(Wifi+Eth bridged)

Because of the two connections (wifi + wire) you will experimence a very 
high packet load if the first broadcast packet is received...

HTH Sven-Ola

""Joe Bush"" <(spam-protected)> schrieb im Newsbeitrag 
>I currently have my wlan and lan interfaces bridged, with olsr using
> the bridged interface. Are there any disadvantages to doing this I
> should be aware of? Documentation I rad for setting up olsr stated
> that bridges must be removed. This is obvioulsy not a necessity, and
> the author never stated any reasons for this.
> Joe
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