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Date:      Fri, 2 Feb 2007 22:55:12 +0100
From:      Erik Trulsson <ertr1013@student.uu.se>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD6.2 DIY wireless AP?
Message-ID:  <20070202215512.GA12365@owl.midgard.homeip.net>
In-Reply-To: <20070202203053.GB3073@fw.home>
References:  <45C39A18.3050204@passagen.se> <20070202203053.GB3073@fw.home>

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On Fri, Feb 02, 2007 at 03:30:53PM -0500, 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 
> >purpose?
> >
> >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: 
> http://m0n0.ch/wall/

Wireless NICs with Atheros chipsets also work fine as AP. 


> 
> 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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Erik Trulsson
ertr1013@student.uu.se



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