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Re: dsl + wireless



----- Original Message -----
From: "Clarence" <c5666305_(_at_)_hkstar_(_dot_)_com>
To: "Joe Phillips" <joe_(_dot_)_phillips_(_at_)_innovationsw_(_dot_)_com>
Cc: <misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org>
Sent: Friday, February 22, 2002 6:27 PM
Subject: Re: dsl + wireless


> Thanks for your information.  However, what I need is the procedures not
> just said it is working at this site and that site.  For me, the steps are
> more important. Sorry.
>
> Clarence
>
> On 22 Feb 2002, Joe Phillips wrote:
>
> > Old hat.  It can be done and it is done every day.  I personally have
> > set up 4 such networks.  Every sysadmin I know has such a setup in his
> > house.
> >
> > -joe
> >
> > On Fri, 2002-02-22 at 07:57, Clarence wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > I just read a document which is to share the technique to setup a unix
> > > base machine as a wireless base station and the link is as follow.
> > > (http://www.live.com/wireless/unix-base-station.html).  I would like
to
> > > ask a question
> > >
> > >
> > > dsl-modem <--> <-(fxp0)- OpenBSD-GW -(wireless)-> clients (openbsd,
win).
> > >
> > > Is there anyone tried to do it ? OpenBSD-GW acts as the agent to
provide
> > > service for its clients under wireless mode and it get the link from
the
> > > ISP under dsl-modem (RJ45).  Any idea ?  Thanks.
> > >
> > > Clarence
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I just did this. You need to setup your router to do adhoc, as Bsd cant do
Base Station emulation .. (yet?). So, I just set it up like any other nic
after some friendly direction from @Misc. Though, be careful when choosing
dlink cards for windows XP. They suck. Any questions, Just ask.

-Josh