Subject: Re: Wireless LAN - options?
To: Hubert Feyrer <email@example.com>
From: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/29/1999 14:52:03
On Wed, Sep 29, 1999 at 02:19:28PM +0200, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> I'd like to play with wireless lan, and wonder what options I have with
> NetBSD. Do we have any other drivers than the Lucent WaveLAN ?
> Can anyone make statements on pricing, availability, quality and esp.
> working distance within buildings.
I'm quite happy with the WaveLAN, for the few times I used them.
working distance is not great (across 2-3 rooms in the same building, no
much more) but can certainly be improved by adding an antenna.
I've been able to install a complete NetBSD system, and recompile X from
a NFS mounted partition over the wavelan, speed was not great but reasonable.
Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI. Manuel.Bouyer@lip6.fr