set up wireless card as a repeater?

Jon Knight J.P.Knight at
Tue Aug 21 19:49:40 EST 2001

On Mon, 20 Aug 2001, Yee Chuan Loh wrote:
> Am I able to do that without buying an AP? Like just doing the same thing
> but with a normal card and a linux/windoze system?

You could run the Linux box as a masquerading gateway or a router.  What
I've found you can't do is have the Linux box act as a transparent bridge
as the wireless cards don't appear to play nicely.

Think of the wireless card as your "phone line" and then look at the IP
Masq HOW-TOs.

Tatty bye,


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