Subject: Re: Wireless access point
To: Andrew Brown <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: netbsd-advocacy
Date: 03/06/2003 07:55:39
On Thu, Mar 06, 2003 at 09:45:16AM -0500, Andrew Brown wrote:

 > >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.

I use one, as well... it's my wireless AP (Prism2 PCI card in the slot,
plus the host-ap support in NetBSD's 802.11 code) and my IPv6 router.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>