[K12OSN] K12LTSP wireless?
dan_hopson at hotmail.com
Fri Nov 18 01:48:03 UTC 2005
OK...I guess what I am wanting to do is have a wireless NIC only on eth0 and
wireless NICs in the terminal machines...is this feasible with 25 terminals?
>From: Petre Scheie <petre at maltzen.net>
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>Subject: Re: [K12OSN] K12LTSP wireless?
>Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2005 07:53:48 -0600
>Perhaps but not necessarily; there are a lot of cards out there. Since you
>reference eth0 and eth1, are you thinking of putting wireless cards in the
>server? I see two problems with that plan: 1) wireless bandwidth, which is
>shared, won't handle many client connections before it gets saturated; 2)
>running a wireless card in the server suggests you want to try wireless
>clients, which isn't very feasible at this point. A package was made a
>year or two ago that would work with some wireless client cards, but the
>list is quite short. It's kind of a catch-22: to talk to the wireless
>card, there has to be support for PCMCIA, but to do that you have to have a
>kernel loaded, but to load a kernel you have to have networking working
>which means supporting PCMCIA, and so on.
>More information on what you want to do would be helpful. Tell us what you
>have in mind.
>Dan Hopson wrote:
>>I am just getting started with Linux networking. Will K12LTSP work with
>>all wireless NICs on both eth0 and eth1?
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