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Thursday, March 31, 2011

Setting up a wireless bridge with DD-WRT

For some time, Linux folks have upgraded the firmware on Linksys wireless routers to DD-WRT for the added functionality it brings.  If you're not familiar with DD-WRT, it's a Linux based alternative OpenSource firmware suitable for a variety of WLAN routers and embedded systems.

Here's a cool blog post by Ken Hess about how he connected his data center in his garage to his AT&T wireless modem using an old Linksys wireless router and DD-WRT.  In addition to being a very interesting technical solution, it also demonstrates Ken's keen understanding of the importance of domestic tranquility!

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