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 From:  Chris Buechler <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
 To:  Douglas Stringer <dougstringer at mac dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Configuring for a Wireless Bridge
 Date:  Sun, 18 Sep 2005 22:01:01 -0400
On 9/17/05, Douglas Stringer <dougstringer at mac dot com> wrote:
> I'm using the WRAP with a 802.11b wireless mini-PCI card.
> I am trying to bridge the wireless network back down to ethernet.
> 
> In other words, I have an linksys 802.11b access point in one part of
> my house and I would like to put my ethernet printer on the LAN. I
> have a soekris board with a wireless card. Can I set the card to
> associate to the Linksys and pass the packets on to the ethernet port?
> 

yeah, though not using the native bridging as Justin mentioned.  

set up the miniPCI in BSS mode using the SSID of the Linksys.  setup
an IP on that interface on the same network as the Linksys (assuming
that's a bridging AP).  then everything should just work.

-chris