Home WiFi Router with pfSense or m0n0wall?

Eric S Pulley pulley at dabus.com
Sun Apr 21 13:07:43 UTC 2013

> Hi,
> I'm looking to replace the piece of crap 2wire WiFi router that gets
> crakced every other day for something with pfSense or m0n0wall
> I would like something that is plug and play and easy to use  in the
> $300 rage tops that has the WiFi router integrated. It seems only
> Hacom offers this. Can anyone recommend something different or has
> anyone here tried Hacom WiFi routers?
> Any additional comments or recommendations?
> Thanks,
> --
> Alejandro Imass

Get a HostAP capable miniPCI card and stick it in a netbook. I did that to
an Acer I picked up cheap and added external antenna (not sure how much
that mattered), works great all for under 300USD. I'm running OpenBSD on
mine but should do any of the firewall/routers specific variants just

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