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 From:  "Ben Z" <b underscore zarboni at rogers dot com>
 To:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Wireless Setup Problems
 Date:  Wed, 30 Mar 2005 14:05:50 -0500
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Andrew Friedman" <andrew at cyberdreaming dot net>
To: <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
Sent: Wednesday, March 30, 2005 1:11 PM
Subject: [m0n0wall] Wireless Setup Problems

>I am a newbie and am having a problem with the basic setup.  I am using a 
>WRAP .2C board (www.pcengines.ch) with a Prism NL-2511MP wireless card.  As 
>far as I can tell, I need to assign the wireless interface to OPT1, using 
>the console application, before it will work.  The problem I am having is 
>as follows:
> I have only two interfaces, namely, sys0 - the ethernet interface (the 
> WRAP .2C only has 1 ethernet port) and wi0 (the wireless interface).  When 
> using the console, I am forced to assign one of these to the LAN interface 
> and the other to the WAN interface.  I cannot assign sys0 to both. 
> Consequently, I cannot assign wi0 to OPT1.
> Does anyone know what to do about this?  Do I need to get a different WRAP 
> card (one which has a second ethernet port) or perhaps a second wireless 
> card so that after assigning the LAN and WAN, I will have a wireless port 
> left  over to assign to OPT1?
> Pleeeeeez help.
> Thanks,
> Andy

You don't have to assign the wireless card to OPT1 for it to work, it will 
work just fine as your LAN interface if that's acceptable to you.


Ben Z