On 1/28/07, Lee Sharp <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org> wrote:
> Actually I was agreeing with you. I believe in picking your tool based on
> the job, not a love of one tool. But some people defend there tool choice
> with the passion of a religious fanatic. :-) The Microsoft only shop is a
> good example. My only comment on your WDS network is that it can be
> to troubleshoot. That is why in the 59 (or so) sights I am managing, I
> no WDS. I need top notch remote troubleshooting abilities. Separating my
> transport network from my user network allows this much better. But that
> for my unique needs. the amazing part is how well m0n0wall adapts to my
> unique monitoring needs.
Yep, I can agree on that. I 've got locations running on m0n0wall (with
wrt54GL , dd-wrt, configured as standalone AP's)
and others running only on WRT54GL's with dd-wrt firmware and chillispot.
With m0n0 you 'll get all the information you would ever need to find a
problem cause. Also it's easy to disconnect CP users.
WRT54GL with dd-wrt is a very nice and cheap solution, but it has quite a
few disadvantages compared to m0n0wall.
I also don't use WDS, all ap's have the same ssid and are on different
channels, as far away from each other as possible.
I have no problems, except from a not-self-cleaning steal session on the
radius from time to time.