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Re: [vox-tech] Wireless-to-ethernet bridges
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Re: [vox-tech] Wireless-to-ethernet bridges



On Friday 07 October 2005 02:04 pm, MB sparkynine-at-yahoo.com |lugod| wrote:
> oooh, thats right!!  I'd get a WRT54G and flash the firmware to get
> client mode working.  This is a VERY powerful router and cheap!!

I have a WRT54G running OpenWRT (openwrt.org) configured as a wireless client 
bridge. Works great, and not too hard to set up (I'm sure Henry can pull it 
off).

> -Mark
>
> Henry House wrote:
> >I finally have no choice but to get a wireless interface for my home
> >workstation. Given the difficulty with changing chipsets and poor driver
> >support, I am thinking of a ethernet-to-wireless bridge, which is alleged
> > to bridge a one-device ethernet network to an existing wireless network
> > with an existing access point, all without any drivers on the PC. Here
> > are two products, both by Linksys, that claim to do just that:
> >
> >http://www.buy.com/prod/Wireless_G_Game_Adapter/q/loc/15625/10351886.html
> >
> >http://www.buy.com/prod/Wireless_G_Ethernet_Bridge/q/loc/15625/10346525.ht
> >ml
> >
> >The second is about twice the price of the first.
> >
> >My questions are:
> >
> >- Am I on the right track going with an ethernet bridge?
> >
> >- What reasons are there to prefer the more-expensive device? I loathe
> >  wireless networking and so would prefer to spend as little as possible.
> > I am not really interested in special features.
> >
> >
> >
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