[svlug] Wireless Access Point for Linux networks?

Jeremy Zawodny jzawodn at yahoo-inc.com
Mon Jun 18 06:59:01 PDT 2001


On Mon, Jun 18, 2001 at 03:08:03AM -0700, Aaron Lehmann wrote:
>
> I'm looking for a Linux-friendly wireless 802.11b access
> point. Every unit I have looked at so far has at least these
> unfriendly characteristics:
> 
> * Windows setup and configuration tool
> 
> * DHCP/NAT for address assignment. (I want to do my DHCP and routing
> on a Linux box, for obvious reasons)
> 
> Is it possible to find an access point that is analogous to an
> unmanaged hub rather than a managed router? I would prefer to leave
> routing and address assignment to a Linux box on the network. It's
> also a big plus if the access point just works out of the box,
> rather than requiring configuration from some medieval OS.

My LinkSys WAP11 worked "out of the box" on my network. I *could* use
a Windoze tool to change the IP address it responds to, but had no
need to do so.

Jeremy
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