WiFi client-to-client

Adrian Chadd adrian at freebsd.org
Fri May 29 06:47:40 PDT 2015


When you say client-client, do you mean "without the access point
needing to relay data" ?

That's the core part of p2p support, which there isn't in net80211
just yet. It isn't that hard to add, but noone's had the time to do it
and submit me a diff.


On 29 May 2015 at 02:28, Romick <yellowrabbit2010 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I found myself in a situation where I need a wifi client-to-client link through
> the access point. Unfortunately, the line 325 in the file
> sys/netproto/802_11/wlan/ieee80211_output.c silently drops a broadcast
> packets. So no ARP and no client-to-client link because of this.
> Included patch solves my problem, but I think there should be a better way
> to manage client isolation.
> --
>   with best reagrds, Yellow Rabbit
>   DragonFly 4.1-DEVELOPMENT x86_64

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