On Sun, 15 Aug 2004, Peter Szmulik wrote:
> A friend of mine is planning to have wireless Internet access at his
> summer cottage. For the time being there is no adsl or cable there, so
> it's back to dialup modems.
> Is it possible/is there any experience in setting up a Soekris 4501
> (that has 2 serial connectors and an empty PCI slot for a wireless card)
> with m0n0wall and use it as a dial-on-demand Internet gateway, firewall
> and wireless access point?
M0n0wall has no support for serial lines at this time.
BTW, although the 4501 has the electronics for two serial ports, only one
is available in the normal case, and you wouldn't want to connect that to
a modem unless changes were made in the BIOS, the bootloader, the kernel,
and m0n0wall, so that it could be a non-console port.
It would be nice if they'd offer a package with both ports brought out,
with a case about an inch wider and another DB-9 (connected via ribbon