[ previous ] [ next ] [ threads ]
 
 From:  David Cook <david dot cook at jetpress dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: Fwd: m0n0 as Access Point?
 Date:  Fri, 23 Dec 2005 11:29:16 +0000
Jim Thompson wrote:

> I've been down this path again and again since 2000, and you're in  for 
> a whole world of hurt that way, too.

Jim, can you elaborate? Is your poor experience with trying to ruggedise 
a commercial AP or with the FreeBSD4 wireless support in m0n0wall?

> The FreeBSD 6 (or -current) atheros driver is about as good as it  gets 
> (*) in the 802.11 world.  (It needs WDS, but thats about it.)   This is 
> why our path is to continue on the WRAP boards with pfSense  or possibly 
> the 6.0 m0n0wall variant, rather than explore yet another  commodity 
> board that will have its own set of issues, and be subject  to near 
> instant EOL status.

Maybe for this purpose it might be worth having a look at pfSense.