USB wireless AP?
spawk at acm.poly.edu
Tue Apr 22 20:38:37 UTC 2008
Do you know about http://ralink.rapla.net/? The RT2500-based cards
listed there are supported by the ural(4) driver. There's a discouraging
comment about using them for access points in the man page, though:
The ural driver does not support automatic adaptation of the transmit
speed in IBSS and HostAP operating modes.
Ivan Voras wrote:
> I'm planning to set up an AP by adding an USB wifi card to a
> 7.0-RELEASE machine, and I'm interested in a couple of things:
> - First, hardware compatibility - AFAIK only some cards support AP
> mode? Can anyone recommend such USB wireless hardware, preferably in
> terms of product names instead of chip names? I see the following
> cards in a local store: BANDRIDGE CWN4002G, CANYON WF-518D, CANYON
> WF-518, LINKSYS WUSB54GC.
> - Are there any tips & tricks additional to the instructions on
> http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en/books/handbook/network-wireless.html ?
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