Jonathan De Graeve
Jonathan dot de dot graeve at imelda dot be
> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: James Eaton-Lee [mailto:james dot mailing at gmail dot com]
> Verzonden: zaterdag 10 december 2005 19:02
> Aan: Don Munyak
> CC: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> Onderwerp: Re: [m0n0wall] Wireless AP recommendations
> On Fri, 2005-12-09 at 23:59 -0500, Don Munyak wrote:
> > re:Wireless AP recommendations
> > Since wireless capabilities have been removed from the current
> > release AND, from what I have read, using a AP is a simplier
> > solution... I was hoping to get some feedback from anyone with
> > recommendations, as well as what to stay away from.
> I use a 3com OfficeConnect, model no: 3CRWE454G72.
> It has the usual features such as MAC filtering and a built in DHCP
> server, as well as the ability to be used as a wireless bridge and a
> repeater. The range is great, it's never locked up or stopped working
> (not the case with the linksys I had!), it barely heats up at all
> (again, not the case with the linksys I had!) and I get good
> out of it.
> I think on the whole 3com tend to do this stuff better (and support it
> better) because the OfficeConnect series is - as the name implies -
> aimed specifically at offices rather than home users.
> For what it's worth, a cursory poke at the firmware yields a build
> string for a linux prism54 driver, so I think it both has a prism54
> and is running linux. May be wrong here - just a guess!
I had a lot of 3com AP's in test (8250,8750 and 7250)
All ran on Vxworks.
A quick note on the 7250 you should better buy a HP procurve wl 420 for
it because it's the same hardware but the HP firmware supports much more
features and is at my opinion better.