[RFC PATCH v2 0/1] Introduce UCI support for configuring DSA VLAN filter rules

Josh Bendavid joshbendavid at gmail.com
Thu Jul 23 06:14:24 EDT 2020

Another option, as long as the standard method is to attach a wireless
interface to a bridge though the "option network" in the wifi-ifaces,
would be to add a corresponding "option pvid" to wifi-ifaces which
could then be propagated to the bridge when the wifi interface is

On Thu, 23 Jul 2020 at 12:10, Jo-Philipp Wich <jo at mein.io> wrote:
> Hi,
> yeah I forgot to elaborate that in my last mail. The problem of dynamic / not
> explicitly addressable wifi interface names in the network config remains.
> The best solution I can think of is fixing the wifi ifnames using "option
> ifname" in the wifi-iface sections (which causes some very interesting effects
> in my tests when not applied to *all* wifi-ifaces) and then using those fixes
> names in /etc/config/network.
> The other alternative I see would be a hypothetical new notation comparable to
> the existing alias notation that resolves ifnames to their actual values at
> runtime... something like "@wifi-network(ssid=foo)" but this is just a very
> vague idea I had from time to time throughout the last few years which never
> gained any traction.
> ~Jo

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