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 Re: Why a commercial WAP?
Author: DaFlip 
Date:   18-04-03 12:45

I run a wifi card in my freebsd box to get it acting pretty much like a WAP - providing internet & LAN access. I basically have my wireless network on a different ip block and subnet and have to VPN into my freebsd box via wifi before i get access to anything (vpn is done using mpd on freebsd) - all secure even if sniffed and works like a dream :) As regards signal strength WAP's generally have a larger antenna (either internal or external like your linksys one) which *would* give them extra range but since my target area is only my house and a little outside in the garden there's requirement on my behalf to have a signal stronger than what my little pcmcia card provides.

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