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Building a Linux-based wireless access point

Jul 25, 2003 — by LinuxDevices Staff — from the LinuxDevices Archive

This online article at IBM's developerWorks website explains how to build a basic wireless access point running Linux. The article shows how to build an access point that operates as a bridge — simply forwarding packets between the wireless network and a local Ethernet. This allows wireless devices to simply be turned on and attached using an existing network — no new configuration, no special routing.

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