Subject: Re: Wireless ethernet advise requested....
To: Brad Spencer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: John Hawkinson <jhawk@MIT.EDU>
Date: 10/01/2000 13:22:01
In message <200010011710.NAA12190@anduin.eldar.org>, Brad Spencer writes:
>The Lucent [orinoco] WaveLAN POINT-II Access Point Bridge implies that it
>can do the above. Quoting from an ad:
Yes, it can. But it's between 2x and 3x the cost of an airport
(it does not come with the pcmcia cards and the airport does).
>The Lucent device has space for two cards, but I presume that one could
>just put on in each end and make it do the above picture. I also wonder
>if you couldn't put in two cards on one end and have it bridge in other
>wireless devices. Nothing says you can't, but I don't know...
I've certainly seem them in configurations where that does not work.
I think it's not supposed to work. Of course, all things are possible.