Yep, search for 'linux router project'
There are several tiny distributions the will do the job for you. I've used ones that fit on a floppy disk (ie no HDD required at all) that would lend themselves quite well to running off a flash memory device much like modern home routers do.
You should definitely look at the DD-WRT project or at OpenWRT - both of these are embedded linux distributions that are designed to install onto a standard wireless router such as a linksys wrt54g, but they can also be installed on a regular computer.
I'm looking for a router that has a USB port for my 3G internet card (which is USB) so that several cell phones can connect to the router for wifi internet during a trip with no power outlets except the occasional stop where I will be able to recharge once every 8-10 hours or so.
Obviously I'm... (1 Reply)
How can I monitor packet traffic on my wireless router?
- my wireless router is netgear wgr614
- everyone can connect it i.e. no password required
- I would like to see where they connect, how they are using the internet connection
I installed wireshark and captured... (3 Replies)
I want to setup AP using an NETGEAR WGR614 54 Mbps 802.11g Wireless Router
The router works fine, but I don't have internet access. I will describe the structure of the net to explain it:
I have one server (Free BSD 7) with 2 LAN PCI cards:
re0 - it is connected to my ISP
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I've done some google searching but haven't really found anything that seems to be what I need. First I should add it's been awhile since I have run Linux but that's changing :)
What I'm after doing is setting up a Linux box as a wireless router. I will be running the Suse distro if I... (2 Replies)