[nycbug-talk] FreeBSD Wireless AP

Jesse Callaway bonsaime at gmail.com
Sun Oct 26 18:20:32 EDT 2008

On Sat, Oct 25, 2008 at 11:14 PM, Jonathan <jonathan at kc8onw.net> wrote:
> Has anyone here had any experience setting up a BSD wireless access
> point?  I'd really like to do an AP/Wireless Bridge combo setup but I'm
> not sure that is even possible with FreeBSD.  It appears that drivers
> for current wireless hardware (802.11n) are still hard to come by for
> FreeBSD as well.  (I realize iwn is in -current but it doesn't support
> hostap)
> I'm starting to think it may be much simpler to buy a hardware AP/Bridge
> or router as I have a spare wired interface I could connect it to.  If
> anyone has any hardware recommendations for this (or non-recommendations
> for crappy stuff) I would welcome them.
> Thank you,
> Jonathan
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I've not had good luck with BSD as an AP. Run away.


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