On Mon, 2003-10-27 at 20:31, stan wrote:

> I'm about to embark on a wireless experiemnt, having never dealt with this
> technology before.
> 
> So, I've got a failry basic question. My plan was to put a wireless card in
> a machine running FreeBSD, and use this machine as a gateway from an
> existing network to a new subnet that would only exist in the wireless
> world.
> 
> Some people are telling me that I can't do that. They are saying I need an
> "access point" device for all the various devices to communicate to.
> 
> Am I on the wrong track here?


You can turn a FreeBSD box into a wireless access point:

http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/network-wireless.html

Hope that helps, mate.

Regards,

-- 
Andrew Humphries <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
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