[Freedombox-discuss] FreedomBox Testing 2012.0617 Image Published
This is the path I'd like to explore for developing Freedombox tools -- the ability to communicate off the grid using point-to-point with routing beyond to some remote 3rd party.
Are there WiMAX add-on boards which do the same (for longer distances)?
Rick C. Hodgin
-------- Original Message --------
From: James Valleroy <james.valleroy at gmail.com>
Sent: Sun, Jun 17, 2012 10:32 PM
To: freedombox-discuss at lists.alioth.debian.org
Subject: Re: [Freedombox-discuss] FreedomBox Testing 2012.0617 Image Published
>On Sun, Jun 17, 2012 at 10:03 PM, Rick C. Hodgin <foxmuldrster at yahoo.com>wrote:
>> Hmmm... So, the Freedombox needs to use external infrastructure such as
>> an ethernet or WiFi router?
>> I was thinking WiFi would connect all neighbors together on a WiFi mesh
>> able to simultaneously transmit / receive to other Freedomboxes directly
>> without a hub / router. Sort of an ad hoc Internet.
>> Is such a thing possible with WiFi?
>> Best regards,
>> Rick C. Hodgin
>Yes, in fact it's called WiFi adhoc mode:
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