USB wireless AP?

Boris Kochergin spawk at
Tue Apr 22 20:38:37 UTC 2008

Do you know about 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:
> Hi,
> 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 
> - Are there any tips & tricks additional to the instructions on 
> ?

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