802.11g and FreeBSD based access point ...
Andrew L. Gould
algould at datawok.com
Mon Sep 8 10:02:23 PDT 2003
On Monday 08 September 2003 09:42 am, Jesse Guardiani wrote:
> Matthias Teege wrote:
> > "Vledder, Hans" <Hans_Vledder at nl.compuware.com> writes:
> >> I am considering building a 802.11g FreeBSD access point. I've read that
> >> I will need a network adapter that supports hostap (access point mode).
> >> Does anyone known a brand/model (PCI) that's being supported by FreeBSD
> >> ?
> > Netgear PCI Cards (401a?) are supported but this may change.
> Look for something with an Atheros chipset. See the ath man page for
> You'll have to run -CURRENT to drive it though. ath was added after
Another option are D-Link 900AP+. They connect to your ethernet card and can
be configured as a wireless access point, client, or wireless bridge.
Configuration is done via web browser, so the hardware is fairly OS-neutral.
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