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Ticket #1706 (new defect)

Opened 14 years ago

Last modified 13 years ago

When using Madwifi in Reapeater mode you are unable to change the mode from 11b

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Priority: minor Milestone:
Component: madwifi: tools Version: v0.9.3.2
Keywords: wds 11g Cc:
Patch is attached: 0 Pending:


When you create a WDS vap you cannot change the operating mode from 802.11b. In order to use 11g in WDS I must first create an AP vap set it to 11g and then create the WDS vap. Is this a bug or is the normal?

Change History

12/21/07 19:32:05 changed by mentor

Sounds bug like

12/21/07 22:21:49 changed by

Checked using trunk version; same problem. iwpriv reports Interface doesn't accept private ioctl... mode(8BE2): Network dropped connection on reset. (only the first time command is issued) (if you try to set the mode again iwpriv appears to work but the mode does not change.) I am using svn 3069. Wireless tools version 28 and wireless extensions version 16.

12/22/07 00:20:43 changed by anonymous

I don't know if this is related; but I haven't been able to use WDS successfully since svn 2799.

I was using WDS to link an OpenWRT router (a netgear wgt634u) to a broadcom based DD-WRT router.

I get no errors (except for 1 invalid TX from if/wconfig for the wifi0 interface)

svn 2799 works fine with WDS; I'm using G mode too