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Old 02-16-2010, 12:08 PM   #1
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Question Linux as wireless router question


Hi to all!

I obtained some old PC and I've installed debian linux on it. Now, I have onboard ethernet slot (10/100) and net works fine. Into PC's usb slot I've plugged Bus 001 Device 002: ID 0bda:8189 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. RTL8187B Wireless 802.11g 54Mbps Network Adapter and I want to know is it possible to transform this PC into wireless router for home use? If so, what do I have to do?

Sincerely,
Marko
 
Old 02-16-2010, 12:15 PM   #2
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This will depend on the capabilities of the wireless NIC, but you might start here:

http://www.enterprisenetworkingplane...le.php/3463611

You want to configure the PC as a wireless access point.
 
Old 02-16-2010, 01:30 PM   #3
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Just buy an Atheros wireless card, configure it on Master mode, a few firewall and nats rules and you're done.
 
Old 02-16-2010, 02:44 PM   #4
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this mite help:
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...ternet-774246/
 
  


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