Subject: Re: Wireless access point
To: Peter Seebach <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: netbsd-advocacy
Date: 03/06/2003 09:45:16
>>M0n0Wall is an interesting FreeBSD distro you could swipe
>>from, there are many others.  Seek info about the Soekris
>>boxes and you will find a trove.
>Someone has been talking to me about possibly doing some work on one of these.
>They've said "FreeBSD", but I have no idea whether they actually care which
>BSD they use or not.  Anyone using NetBSD on them?  I have about a day or
>two in which to prepare arguments for using NetBSD instead of FreeBSD, if I
>want to sell them on it.

netbsd runs on those.  i've used a few (both the 4501 and the 4521) as
gateways, dhcp servers, firewalls, wireless access points, etc.  check
out the NET4501 kernel config for the i386 port.

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