Big Temporary Networks

Masataka Ohta mohta at necom830.hpcl.titech.ac.jp
Wed Sep 19 21:54:35 UTC 2012


Sean Harlow wrote:

>> As I already stated, DHCP discover/request from STA to AP is
>> unicast.
> 
> This didn't sound right, so I decided to test.

Your test is invalid.

> With the three
> clients available to me (laptop running OS X 10.7.4, phone
> running Android 4.0, and iPod running iOS 4.1.2) all
> client->server DHCP was broadcast

Of course.

However, at WiFi L2, it is first unicast to AP and then broadcast
by the AP.

						Masataka Ohta




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