Nick Sayer wrote:
> Wes Peters wrote:
> >
> > Andre Oppermann wrote:
> > >
> > > Is there any supporting Access Point functionality, eg. using the
> > > freebsd server as AP?
> >
> > There's no special support for it, but it's just another interface.  If
> > you run it (and your other 802.11 devices) in ad-hoc mode, everything should
> > work peachy.
> The only caveat is that you will have to use ad-hoc mode rather than
> infrastructure mode (putting a wi cart into infrastructure _server_ mode
> is not possible with open-source software right now), and you can't use
> them in bridging configurations because they cannot do promiscuous
> transmit (every packet they send must have the local card's ethernet
> address).

Right.  I should've said "it works fine as a router interface."  In fact,
my FreeBSD laptop with WaveLAN Silver interoperates daily with an OpenBSD
router using a WaveLAN Silver, that's how I "connect" to the network at
the office.

            "Where am I, and what am I doing in this handbasket?"

Wes Peters                                                         Softweyr LLC
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