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 From:  Rhon-Kaniel Bramwell <rhonkaniel at anngel dot com>
 To:  Michel Servaes <michel at mcmc dot be>
 Cc:  "m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch" <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] multiple WLAN possible ?
 Date:  Tue, 17 Jun 2008 16:40:35 -0500
Yes it is possible, I have done it :)


Rhon

On Tue, 2008-06-17 at 22:55 +0200, Michel Servaes wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I wanted to know if it was possible to add a second WLAN card onto a 
> monowall box.
> Currently I am using a dreadful Linksys WRV-200 as an access point, but 
> only seems to fail every 30 minutes (complete black-out, have to pull 
> the plug)...
> 
> Currently I am connected via an USB wifi adaptor hooked into the 
> monowall, which is not configured for any encryption... (no wep/wpa), 
> but access is granted through captive portal... this leaves my 
> connection a bit unsafe, but at least I have internet :)
> I use this USB Wifi for people bringing in their laptop to check what's 
> going on (that way I don't have to enter my SSID, nor passphrases)... 
> and since my monowall only has USB 1.1 connections... I can travel the 
> internet on around 2 mbits...
> 
> But what I now want to try, is to add an internal PCI Wifi card (extra), 
> which _does_ have a form of encryption, that way I can do WRV-200 
> disassemble, burn, through away... melt it in acidsulfuride... anything 
> else but using it in my (W)LAN... (they should of named this device NLAN 
> - NoLAN)
> 
> 
> If this isn't possible... then I go out tomorrow, and buy myself a DLINK 
> DEP-1353 (a true access point)...   (ps. I know 802.11n isn't supported 
> in monowall, I am not really looking for a N solution... but if monowall 
> isn't able to handle multiple WLAN cards, I might as well buy an 
> external N solution, like this DLINK access point)... I truly have had 
> it with this Linksys device !
> 
> Michel
> 
> 
> 
> 
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