Inexpensive wireless suggestions?
jcm at FreeBSD-uk.eu.org
Tue Apr 6 11:05:21 PDT 2004
On Tue, Apr 06, 2004 at 06:44:43PM +0100, Aleksandar Simic wrote:
: On Tue, Apr 06, 2004 at 12:31:52PM -0400, Bob Collins wrote:
: > On Tue, Apr 6, 2004, Jonathon McKitrick clacked the keyboard to produce:
: > >
: > > I'm looking for a relatively inexpensive wireless setup for home that will
: > > work with FreeBSD and an older laptop. Does anyone have any suggestions?
: > >
: > > NOTE: Please CC me, as I am not currently subscribed. Thanks.
: > Post it here, read it here.
Sorry, I don't ask enough questions to warrant subscribing.
: > Man wi will help with wireless cards. Any card should would with any
: > WAP using the same protocol, if not a multi protocol WAP.
: > I went with a cheapo Belikn WAP $20.00 USD and a Spectrum second0hand
: > card $25.00 USD. Works fine for me.
It sounded simple at first, until I read man 8 wicontrol. I'm new to
networking, and I'd like something somewhat 'plug-n-pray'. Also, most of
the routers are Cable/DSL routers with firewalls/DHCP built in. I just have
a dialup ISP, so all I need is a wireless hub, basically.
My other computer is your Windows box.
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