[kwlug-disc] recommendations for wireless ethernet bridge?

Lori Paniak ldpaniak at fourpisolutions.com
Sun May 16 10:30:12 EDT 2010


On Sun, 2010-05-16 at 10:00 -0400, Kyle Spaans wrote:
> On Sun, May 16, 2010 at 8:05 AM, Robert P. J. Day <rpjday at crashcourse.ca> wrote:
> >
> > http://www.pricebat.ca/LINKSYS-WET54G-54Mbps-Wireless-G-Ethernet-Bridge.p_10022919/
> >
> > [...]
> >
> >  am i misunderstanding something here?  it seems straightforward what
> > i'm after -- some tabletop wired ethernet ports, which provide net
> > connectivity via a wireless router in the vicinity.  thoughts?
> 
> For less than the price of that bridge you can get an OpenWRT-esque
> (or friends) "regular" router, and in firmware turn it into a wireless
> bridge.
> 

Rob, you must have a WL500gP with OpenWRT lying around somewhere.  Just
put the LAN on the same VLAN as the WAN and you should have what you
need.
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