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 From:  Blake <bmagic at cccwireless dot net>
 To:  Richard Parvass <Richard dot Parvass at aaland dot co dot uk>, m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Gotta be a Solution!!!
 Date:  Mon, 09 May 2005 11:39:56 -0500
Richard Parvass wrote:

>Why not do the logical thing and use access points to do the job instead
>of a firewall?!?!?
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Blake [mailto:bmagic at cccwireless dot net] 
>Sent: Saturday, May 07, 2005 7:16 PM
>To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
>Subject: [m0n0wall] Gotta be a Solution!!!
>I am using 1.27b. I have noticed that the LAN interface doesn't have the
>bridge option. I have a fairly simple setup - One ethernet and two 
>wireless.... Simply trying to get the rules so that everything is 
>allowed. I am simply trying to get everything on my ethernet network to 
>go out to the wireless nics. ALL TRAFFIC. Anyone who wants to connect to
>wireless will get the same results as connecting to ethernet... I don't 
>want the m0n0wall unit to change IP addresses or NAT or anything. I have
>it all working on my wired network already. I just want it to transmit 
>it all out on the wireless NICs.
>Currently I have changed the LAN (sis0) assigned to WAN. So now WAN is 
>sis0 and LAN is ath1. OPT1 is ath0. I bridged OPT1 with WAN. THAT 
>WORKS!! Everyone connecting to OPT1 (802.11b) can get DHCP from 
>ethernet. I just can't get the LAN (ath1) to do the same thing. I have 
>all firewall rules set to allow everything from all to pass on all 
>interfaces. The only thing that I see a difference is that I don't have 
>the option of Bridging the interfaces from LAN to WAN. Where I do have 
>OPT1 bridged which works.
>There has to be a way
>Any suggestions?
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If you have some unit that would work better - point me in the right 
direction. It must be outdoor and powerful. Trying to get up to 36dbm.