After battling PPPoE for a day, because HISADDR is a literal and not a value, 
in addition to all routes needing to be cleared before ppp starts, we finally 
got a FreeBSD natbox wireless access point and can get rid of the linksys.

There's only one problem left to tackle and my lack of wireless network 
knowledge comes to play. Everything works, except wireless hosts cannot 
connect to eachother. The only can connect to the wireless host. The only 
reference I found to this is an old samag article:

"# BSS mode, meaning clients must associate with an access point, 
# and cannot directly connect to one another."

This however deals with wi(4) rather then our ath and it also offers no 
background or solution to letting them interconnect (although I suspect 
enabling IBSS is the key?).

I followed:

to set this up (and I don't understand why the hostap bits are stripped from 
this article in the handbook).

Relevant config bits:
ifconfig_ath0="inet netmask ssid MYSSID wepmode on 
weptxkey 1 wepkey 1:0x0123456789 mode 11g mediaopt hostap"
ifconfig_ath0_alias0="inet netmask 0xffffffff" # for DNS server

# pciconf -lv|grep -A4 ^ath
[EMAIL PROTECTED]:10:0: class=0x020000 card=0x7057144f chip=0x0013168c rev=0x01 
    vendor     = 'Atheros Communications Inc.'
    device     = 'AR5212, AR5213 802.11a/b/g Wireless Adapter'
    class      = network
    subclass   = ethernet

So what's the trick to allow/facilitate connections between two clients?
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