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 From:  Ganbold <ganbold at micom dot mng dot net>
 To:  Michael Helmeste <elf at glassfish dot net>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] m0n0wall and atheros wireless
 Date:  Wed, 29 Dec 2004 11:16:55 +0800
Michael,

Are you willing to share your m0n0wall image? I'm very much interested to 
test m0n0wall based on FreeBSD 5.x.
I also have WRAP board and Atheros chipset card.
Can you provide me the link for your m0n0wall image? Please let me know.

thanks

Ganbold


At 04:22 AM 12/29/2004, you wrote:
>Recently I bought a WRAP board + an 802.11a/b/g atheros chipset card, 
>inteded for use as a WAP. I've hacked together a flash image of a freebsd 
>5.3 kernel and system toolset, copied the m0n0wall specific stuff over to 
>it (w/ fbsd4 compat. libs). It boots, webgui comes up, seems to work 
>decently, etc. except for two problems. When it says "Configuring WAN 
>interface ..." it freezes in inc/interfaces.inc under the DHCP 
>configuration in the switch statement. I edited the config file on the 
>card to use correct interfaces and everything, and there was a working 
>DHCP server on the subnet. Any ideas? When I switch it to a static IP it 
>works fine. I'm also fairly certain I did copy over the newest fbsd 5 
>version of dhclient, etc., but it's quite possible I made a mistake there 
>(or copied it to the wrong location, if m0n0wall puts it in a different 
>location than it's usually installed to).
>
>The other problem is fairly simple. It seems (but maybe I'm wrong), that 
>the wireless device names are hardcoded into the PHP and boot scripts, and 
>the webgui isn't recognizing the atheros device as a wireless card. I'm 
>not very familiar with the PHP scripts, and it'd take ages to read through 
>them. Would anyone be able to tell me what needs to be changed to be able 
>to get the webgui to recognize the card as wireless, and set basic 
>settings on it? As of now the wireless card just attaches to the existing 
>AP as a client. I tried replacing instances of "wi" with "ath" wherever I 
>could find them, but it didn't work.
>
>Thanks!
>
>
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