Recommendations for wireless networking and FreeBSD

paul beard paulbeard at
Mon Nov 3 15:36:30 PST 2003

Toni Schmidbauer wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 03, 2003 at 10:14:19AM -0800, John DeStefano wrote:
>> I've just moved into an apartment in which drilling and
>> running wires is taboo.  Has anyone delved successfully into
>> the realms of wireless networking their FreeBSD groups?  My
>> main server is running 4.8-STABLE, and I have a client
>> machine running 5.1-RELEASE (which has been suspect to a lack
>> of driver support for its onboard NIC in FBSD anyway), but I
>> am not married to any of these releases and would
>> up/downgrade if a solution was available. I'd also prefer a
>> Wireless-G access point and adapter solution if possible, as
>> opposed to the much slower B solutions available.
> man 4 wi. there you can find a list of support cards.

man 4 an has the straight dope on the aironet driver: I have been 
using it for awhile with FreeBSD 4.4 - 4.8.

Paul Beard
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