set up wireless card as a repeater?

Dominick, David David.Dominick at
Tue Aug 21 20:49:00 EST 2001

yes there is a licensing cost for the software. It is the only one that I
know of that can turn an AP, or plain NIC into a repater though. Check out

-----Original Message-----
From: Jon Knight [mailto:J.P.Knight at]
Sent: Tuesday, August 21, 2001 6:47 AM
To: Dominick, David
Cc: 'Jon Knight'; yeechuan at; wireless at
Subject: RE: set up wireless card as a repeater?

On Tue, 21 Aug 2001, Dominick, David wrote:
> you can download the firmware and build an AP. Basically you need to
> a BSD box and install the outdoor router utility on it.. then you will
> a separate (pref windows) box to manage it.

But isn't the outdoor router an extra (as in additional cost) bit of
firmware?  Otherwise folk would just buy Orinoco AP1000s and flash them to
ROR, COR, etc.  Or am I missing some subtle trick here?

Tatty bye,


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