set up wireless card as a repeater?
David.Dominick at delta.com
Tue Aug 21 20:39:36 EST 2001
you can download the firmware and build an AP. Basically you need to create
a BSD box and install the outdoor router utility on it.. then you will need
a separate (pref windows) box to manage it.
From: Jon Knight [mailto:J.P.Knight at lboro.ac.uk]
Sent: Tuesday, August 21, 2001 5:50 AM
To: yeechuan at cmu.edu
Cc: Dominick, David; wireless at lists.samba.org
Subject: RE: set up wireless card as a repeater?
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
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