Re: Bridge

Discussion in 'Wireless Networking' started by Pavel A., Jun 19, 2004.

  1. Pavel A.

    Pavel A. Guest

    "Hex" <> wrote in message news:1df1301c454a3$27a82570$...
    > bridge, i believe is used to bridge wired and wireless network.


    No, most wireless cards can't be bridged.
    To share a connection over wireless cards, use NAT.
    The reason is that 802.11cards only pretend being ethernet. Actually they aren't.
    (Firewire also is not ethernet, but it can do ethernet-like bridging.)

    Regards,
    --PA

    > windows also see my firewire cards as network cards and
    > enable bridge settings on them. but since i know that i
    > don't need it, i simply turn it off.
     
    Pavel A., Jun 19, 2004
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