I am new to this list and before anything else I would like to
compliment the developers of m0n0wall for a very nice tool. The web GUI
is particularly impressive and easy to work with. Thanks.
Now to my little problem.
Hardware is Soekris 4511, with a Lucent 802.11b Orinoco PCMCIA card. WAN
is going to be the wireless card, connected to a dish antenna via
pigtail and a 30 feet low loss coax cable. The 4511 is replacing an old
IBM Aptiva Pentium 100 with Debian.
No problem getting m0n0wall up and running. Everything worked very
nicely when I connected to a Netgear wireless router. However, it
refuses to connect to the wireless WAN. The web interface shows 'No
I checked signal strength using the older box and it's -54dBm with
-87dBm noise. That's pretty decent, even if noise is usually much lower
Thanks for any help.