Bridging and roaming on my home wifi

2022-08-27 - OpenWRT with ethernet/wifi bridging and transparent roaming
Tags: OpenWRT WiFi


This article is the third in a series about my home network:

If you try to follow this as a guide and something is not clear do not hesitate to shoot me an email asking for clarifications or screenshots!

Bridged wan

From the network/interfaces menu, go to the devices tab:

Bridged wifi

I restrict this network to the 5GHz frequency range for performance reasons. All my laptops and phones support it and I do not want one to fallback silently to the 2.4GHz range. Therefore I will only configure the radio1 for this wifi.

From the network/wireless menu:

If all went as expected, you should be able to connect wirelessly with your phone and laptop.