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

I know you have your decision, but check this out:

Lots of models discussed with ideas for +/- from people who have been
doing war-driving for well over 4 years, and are also on the netstumbler

Henry House said:
> 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.html
> 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.
> --
> Henry House
> +1 530 753 3361 ext. 13
> Please don't send me HTML mail! My mail system frequently rejects it.
> The unintelligible text that may follow is a digital signature.
> See <http://hajhouse.org/pgp> to find out how to use it.
> My OpenPGP key: <http://hajhouse.org/hajhouse.asc>.
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