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 From:  Jim Thompson <jim at netgate dot com>
 To:  KnightMB <knightmb at knightmb dot dyndns dot org>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Wireless Association Problems with Broadcom b/g - Senao
 Date:  Mon, 27 Feb 2006 17:58:29 -1000
KnightMB wrote:

> Given that, you could always buy your favorite cheap wireless router
> from the local computer shop (linksys, netgear, dlink, etc), turn off
> DHCP for the wireless router and just plug LAN cable in with the LAN
> ports on the wireless router.  Computers will be able to connect via
> wireless and since the router will only work as a access point only,
> they will get DHCP from m0n0wall without any problems.  That's what
> I'm doing with mine since I already had the wireless router, never
> realized that the ones that work inside the m0n0wall had so many
> problems.

This is because your "cheap wireless router from the local computer
shop" is WECA (oops, WiFi) certified, while the hostap implementation in
4.11 is not.

The situation is *much* better with 6.0-based systems.  (Oh goodness is
it better.)

Jim