On Fri, Dec 17, 2004 at 10:03:37AM -0700, Nate Duehr wrote: > Bruce Park wrote: > > >Hey guys, > > > >Is there anyway to use Debian as an access point? > > I assume you mean wireless access point and 802.11b is the goal. > > If you get cards (usually Prism chipset) that support HostAP, then yes. > > It's pretty much a roll-your-own kind of thing. Haven't seen any > Debian-specific packages for creating an AP or making it "easy" yet, > really. Of course, I'm not looking either... AP's are so cheap it's not > worth the effort unless the application is very specialized. The > PCI-based 802.11b Prism chipset cards cost roughly twice what a > discounted real AP would cost from an online vendor. > > Nate > Hi Nate, etc. one of the fellows at a local lug (nycwireless.net) made pebble linux for making AP with debian. check it out. -Kev -- counter.li.org #238656 -- goto counter.li.org and be counted! (__) (oo) /------\/ / | || * /\---/\ ~~ ~~ ...."Have you mooed today?"...
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