Re: More on wireless networking under Linux

From: Augustus SFX van Dusen (ASFXvD_at_story.net)
Date: 11/15/04


Date: Mon, 15 Nov 2004 22:25:44 GMT

On Mon, 15 Nov 2004 22:00:18 +0000, Bob Tennent wrote:

> On Mon, 15 Nov 2004 16:36:26 GMT, Augustus SFX van Dusen wrote:
>
> >> http://www.asus.com/products/communication/wireless/wl-330/overview.htm
> >>
> >> Because it plugs into an ethernet port, you don't have to worry about
> >> drivers. And the device can also be used as an access point, so maybe
> >> you can get a deal if you buy several of them.
> >
> > Is this something that can be plugged in to both hub and PC? Ideally,
> > what I'd like to do is the following:
> >
> > 1) Plug a WL-330 into the standard NIC in my PC.
> >
> > 2) Plug another WL-330 into one of the ports of my hub.
> >
> > With this, would my PC communicate wireless with my hub? That is; would,
> > for all practical purposes, this allow me to successfully connect my PC to
> > my hub wirelessly.
>
> Yes. Of course, some minor configuration will be needed at both ends.
> But you will *not* have to find/compile/install/configure wireless
> drivers!

        Thanks so much. I think this is exactly what I require: I will be moving
just one PC, and I have no need (or desire) to go wireless with the others.