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Using NetBSD as a travel router
I was going to look for a travel router but I realize that my NetBSD
machine can probably do everything I need but let me run through my
scenario and see if it is correct.
Basically a travel router is a router that will connect to a service
provider, wireless or wired, and become a hotspot for all of your
devices. For example, if you are in a campground with wifi you can make
one connection and then connect your phones and laptops to it.
Ideally you can service your wired network as well. Those tend to be a
bit more expensive and I don't know how well they work.
I am thinking that a NetBSD box can do everything I need. I have no
issues setting up routing on it. My questions are about the wifi cards.
First, does anyone have any suggestions for wireless cards that work
well with NetBSD? Also, can I use one card for both ingress and hotspot
or should I get two?
Once I get it working I may work on a user friendly web interface to
D'Arcy J.M. Cain <darcy%NetBSD.org@localhost>
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