[rescue] Anyone have a cheap wireless bridge?

Barry Callahan barryc at rjlsystems.com
Wed Oct 12 08:21:33 CDT 2011

On 10/05/2011 12:14 PM, Timothy Baldridge wrote:
> Any Router that supports DD-WRT (http://www.dd-wrt.com/site/index) can
> be setup as a WiFi-client. You simply give it a SSID, and tell it to
> go into client mode. From there it goes into a transparent(-ish) mode.
> That being said...it's not hard to setup a garbage PIII with wifi card
> and linux and put it into bridge mode.

For that matter, you could install pfSense ( http://www.pfsense.org ), a
FreeBSD-based distro specifically intended for turning old PCs into
firewall/gateway boxen. There's even a PDF walkthrough on setting it up
as a transparent bridge:

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