Do you have to have a compatable pcmcia -> pci card?
Just tried plugging it into my bsd box with the 200mw saneo card and it
didn't pick anything up, just wondering if m0n0wall had something
additional built into the kernal or something.
Would try it on my m0n0wall, but that would mean a 15 minute drive and
opening the box etc, taking a screen etc and switching off clients.
From: Jim Gifford [mailto:jim at giffords dot net]
Sent: Friday, 30 January 2004 3:04 p.m.
To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] PC Card
On Fri, Jan 30, 2004 at 01:09:50PM +1300, Barry Murphy wrote:
> I havnt yet purchased a pc card to insert into my m0n0wall as I wanted
> to confirm something first.
> 1./ Does m0n0wall support orinoco cards?
> 2./ Can I use the WLAN as the default route?
> I currently have a WAN and LAN, on the WAN I have a wireless AP in
> client mode connection to my ISP over wireless, however the AP is
> playing up as it doesn't bridge the networks proerly, incompatability
> of hardware. My ISP can ping my AP but nothing further, I can ping my
> AP from my network but nothing further, apparently it's an issue with
> this cameo chipset.
> What I want to do, is stick a orinoco pcmcia card into the m0n0wall
> and use that in client mode to my ISP, do that NAT on the WLAN so the
> LAN has internet. This would mean I'll have nothing plugged into the
> WAN, but perhaps use it at a later stage.
> The lan actually connected to an Access Point and I then connect to
> the access point from home. So my network actually looks like this...
> |ISP| <-> |m0n0wall| <-> |AP| <-> |AP Client Mode| <-> |FreeBSD Box|
> |ISP| <->
> |Internal Lan|
> On the m0n0wall I'm going to apply a nat rule to allow inet access to
> the FreeBSD box's IP, from the FBSD box I'll have a pptp server
> running to allow clients on the internal lan to surf. The connection
> from FBSD box to ISP runs over an encrypted vtun so that all my data
> goes to the ISP just using the m0n0wall for one default route to the
> telehoused box at the ISP.
> I hope I h ave explained this easy enough.
I'm not sure I follow your description, as it seems to contradict the
ascii art. Or perhaps I'm just missing it. Anyway, I'll tell you what
I've tried and verified works:
I took a wavelan gold card out of an apple airport base station and put
it in my net4511 with a fresh copy of the latest m0n0wall (pb26r614). I
connected a computer to the port labeled 'eth0' with a crossover cable.
I booted m0n0wall, and configured the ports with 'wi0' as the WAN, and
'sis0' as the LAN. After rebooting, I connected the PC to
http://192.168.1.1/ and logged is as 'admin' with the password of
'mono'. It worked fine. I could make normal network connections from
the machine (surfing, ssh, etc) without problem. The net4511 wireless
was a client to a test linksys AP with no WEP, which is behind a PC
running m0n0wall. I didn't do any extra configuration of anything. It
all "just worked".
I *think* the above test might answer some of your questions. I hope
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