FreeBSD6.2 DIY wireless AP?
bri at sonicboom.org
Fri Feb 2 22:20:18 UTC 2007
Kris Maglione wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 02, 2007 at 09:07:52PM +0100, Roger Olofsson wrote:
>> First question, will a Fujitsu USB D1075 wireless nic work for this
>> Second question, any pointers to how to make this small project
>> happen would be appreciated. I've googled and found some but I like
>> to read up on different ideas before I decide where to go. I would
>> prefer to use ipfilter since I've been using that beast for quite
>> some years now, but I might as well take a closer look at pf if
>> recommended enough.
> If I recall correctly, only cards using the PRISM chipset support
> access point mode. You might have a look at the m0n0wall project:
> It's a FreeBSD based firewall that's designed to work like an
> appliance and works very well with low-power, flash-based PCs. Soekris
> (soekris.com) makes several mini-computers with PCMCIA slots that will
> accept most wireless cards and run well on m0n0wall.
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I believe Linux people are doing this with Soekris boards as well.
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