[OpenWrt-Devel] Regarding bridge multicast-to-unicast patch

Linus Lüssing linus.luessing at web.de
Wed Sep 10 10:41:14 EDT 2014

On Wed, Sep 10, 2014 at 04:31:37PM +0200, Linus Lüssing wrote:
> One more thing/optimization I was thinking of is, instead
> of modifying the destination address of the frame whether the
> 802.11 receiver address could be modified. For instance by letting
> the bridge forward the destinations to mac80211 as a list in the skb.
> Would seem a little cleaner to me and I think then this feature
> could even be enabled by default in upstream kernels for any mac80211
> based wifi interface. What do you think?

Also, another advantage of having the destinations on the mac80211 side
would be that it'd make further optimizations relatively easy. People
interested in that could make use of such a list together with the
information of the rate selection algorithm.
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