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 From:  SDamron <sdamron at gmail dot com>
 To:  "Lee Sharp" <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Monowall on MaxTerm 3300 or other Thin Client
 Date:  Wed, 14 Jun 2006 09:49:34 -0500
When you say it does not do wireless very well, what exactly do you
mean?  Are you refering to the limited drivers, or ??

On 6/14/06, Lee Sharp <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org> wrote:
> On Wed, 14 Jun 2006 01:17:16 -0700
>  Terry Christopher <tc27 at shaw dot ca> wrote:
>
> > I was wondering if anyone tried running m0n0wall on the MaxTerm 3300
> >Thin Client?  I think it uses a VIA C3, and has 128-256MB RAM, 1
> >built-in 10/100, and 1 PCI slot.  Could be a cheap way to build an
> >access point with a wireless PCI card, or a router with a wired one.
>
> > There is someone on eBay selling these at $90 USD, these probably
> >have a VIA C3 800mhz, with 256MB RAM.
> > Here is a link to the user manual:
> > http://www.neoware.com/docs/maxspeed/MaxTerm%205300%20User%20Guide%20(EU).pdf
>
> > I found this unit when I was looking for something small and quiet
> >with 2x LAN and 1x WLAN.  Maybe someone knows if there is a
> >thin-client out there with either 2 integrated lans and a
> >PCI/PCMCIA/miniPCI slot?  Or 2 slots, and 1 integrated LAN?  I guess
> >one could take 2 of these, and use 1 as a router and another as an
> >AP?
>
> > On a side note, does anyone know if you could use one of these as a
> >browsing station using Damn Small Linux (64MB) or something similar?
>
> I am using 2 neoware boxes for m0n0wall right now.  However, I do not
> recommend m0n0wall for wireless.  It just does not do it very well,
> and I am picky.  For $90 you can get a WRT54GL with Thibor firmware
> that does wireless VERY well.
>
>                         Lee
>
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