Replacing Home Router With PC

Mark Shroyer subscriber+freebsd at
Fri Mar 12 05:28:30 UTC 2010

On 3/10/2010 8:50 PM, Ed Jobs wrote:
> On Thursday 11 of March 2010 03:36, mailinglist wrote:
>> The question is, can it use that wireless card to
>> act as a access point instead of a client (how the card is intended to be
>> used)?
> you can run the hostapd daemon to configure a card as an access point. I did 
> this on an openbsd box, so i'm perfectly sure you can do it on a freebsd box 
> too.

In all honesty, as much as I love FreeBSD, this is the sort of thing
that OpenBSD really excels at.  So the OP may wish to look at OpenBSD
too, but as you say, either operating system can do the job.

Mark Shroyer

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