AW: PCI NIC with external antenna

Karl Rothenhofer Karl.Rothenhoefer
Wed Sep 15 05:41:28 PDT 2004

I had the same question some weeks ago. I decided to buy the Allnet ALL0191
and made good experience with it.  Regards

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> Auftrag von Lasse Riis
> Gesendet: Mittwoch, 15. September 2004 14:14
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> Betreff: PCI NIC with external antenna
> Hi
> Now my wireless NIC in my thinkpad is finally running, so now
> I need an AP at
> home. But for people like me, standard APs are not good
> enough. :) As I
> already have a server (PII 350 MHz) I think adding a wireless
> PCI NIC with an
> external antenna would be a better idea. However I can't seem
> to find any
> complete list of cards that actually work in host AP mode.
> I've been looking at the "D-Link AirPro DWL-AB520" but I
> can't seem to confirm
> whether it actually works in host AP mode. So my question
> basically is: Will
> the D-link card work, and/or could you recommend other cards
> that have these
> properties.
> Also, I'd like to hear from people who have some sort of VPN
> running on their
> Linux boxen running in host AP mode. Links, tutorials the works
> Lasse Riis
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