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 From:  Ganbold <ganbold at micom dot mng dot net>
 To:  Manuel Kasper <mk at neon1 dot net>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Re: FreeBSD 5.x and Atheros
 Date:  Tue, 14 Sep 2004 18:26:46 +0900
Thanks Manuel.

The reason why asked is Atheros wireless driver, which is not supported in 
FreeBSD 4.10.

I wanted to make wireless AP using WRAP.2C board, enclosure from mini-box.com
(http://www.pcengines.ch/wrapbox.pdf) and Atheros or best supported miniPCI 
radio card
with m0n0wall on it.

Since Atheros is not supported in 4.x, is there any good wireless cards 
that I can use ?
Which one is best suited for m0n0wall ? Wireless card should have high 
power and 14 channels.
I hope somebody in this list can give me some recommendations choosing 
wireless cards.

thanks in advance,


At 06:10 PM 14.09.2004, you wrote:
>On 14.09.2004 18:02 +0900, Ganbold wrote:
> > I would like to have some new features of FreeBSD 5.x, such as
> > atheros  wireless card support etc.
> >
> > When m0n0wall will be converted to FreeBSD 5.x? How long should I
> > wait? Maybe somebody in this list has already working m0n0wall
> > which is based on  FreeBSD 5.x.
> > What steps should I consider moving to FreeBSD 5.x?
> > Any advices, helps, links will be appreciated.
>When FreeBSD 5.3 is out, I'll try it and see if it can change my
>opinion about FreeBSD 5. Now everybody please stop asking about this.
>In any case, if you want a decent, reliable and fast access point,
>consider buying a real "hardware" AP instead - this whole hostap
>stuff just never matches the features and reliability that a good
>commercial AP can offer (I'm not necessarily talking about Netgear,
>D-Link and Linksys).
>- Manuel
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