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Old 07-12-2006, 07:03 AM   #1
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Question Turning my Linux Router into a wireless router

Hi all,

Quick question about wireless networking - not really after specifics here.

Basically, i'm currently using a linux box as router, i'm using IPTables.

One NIC goes to my cable modem, the other to a switch.

My question is, what would be need to convert the router into a wireless router. Would it just be a case of replacing one of my NICs with a wireless one?

Any advice would be cool!

Old 07-12-2006, 09:50 AM   #2
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Basically, yes. Replacing your NIC with a wireless one and getting it to work, e.g. take care of kernel modules, software utilities, configuration files, etc.
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this is a cool idea! what software would one use to control wep/wpa encryption?


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