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 From:  "Toshiki Kaifu" <toshiki at confero24 dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] Wireless Access Point with M0n0wall
 Date:  Thu, 5 May 2005 17:11:19 -0100 (GMT+1)
> Has anyone developed somenthing m0n0(BSD or Wall) based only with
wireless options?

Have you had a look at http://www.wifibsd.org/ ?

An idea would be to apply m0n0wall's php+xml concept to wifiBSD.

> This would be a great project. I've been looking at the documentation
and the hackers guide of m0n0BSD and try to start this project, but I'm
not a BSD expert and I also got the thought that those docs were a bit
outdated, but they are a nice start. Does anyone has a 5.x FreeBSD based
> Thanks
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Simon Dick [mailto:simond at irrelevant dot org]
> Sent: quinta-feira, 5 de Maio de 2005 9:49
> To: Jim Thompson
> Cc: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] Wireless Access Point with M0n0wall
> On Wed, 2005-05-04 at 19:50 -1000, Jim Thompson wrote:
>> On May 4, 2005, at 2:15 PM, Carlos Rosário wrote:
>> > In documentation Manuel Kasper says:
>> >
>> > "If you want to be really happy with your wireless, then by all means
buy a real dedicated AP. hostap just never matches the performance
and reliability (not even under Linux) of a *good* AP, and is only
intended as a solution for people who absolutely need to do
>> > everything on one box."
>> Note that many (perhaps most) *good* APs run linux now.
>> >
>> > Well, i'm getting a couple of WRAP boards and Atheros CM9 mini-PCI
cards to try an upgrade to several Dlink 900Ap+ in a Wireless
Community project.
>> > Every board will have 2 CM9, one working in Access Point mode and the
other one in Client Mode.
>> >
>> > Will m0n0wall be appropriate for this?
>> well, we think so.  :-)
> Bear in mind the plans to move back to freebsd 4.x for m0n0wall which
will mean the loss of atheros support, hence why I'm sticking with 1.2b7
for a while as I'm using a ath device with hostap under m0n0wall.
> --
> Simon Dick <simond at irrelevant dot org>

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