How to create hot spot and bridge on sabayon

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byto
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How to create hot spot and bridge on sabayon

Post by byto » Wed Oct 20, 2010 19:24

Hi! I have smartphone with android and I have only wired connection to internet at home. I would like to create bridge between wired connection and wifi and share internet connection through wifi (make a hot spot) to connect my phone to internet. I tried something but nothing was successful :( Can you help me? Thanks a lot.
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Re: How to create hot spot and bridge on sabayon

Post by wolfden » Thu Oct 21, 2010 7:15

Guess I will ask the obvious, why not buy a wireless router?

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Re: How to create hot spot and bridge on sabayon

Post by byto » Thu Oct 21, 2010 10:26

Yes that is one option :) but I am asking if is another one :)
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Re: How to create hot spot and bridge on sabayon

Post by wolfden » Thu Oct 21, 2010 10:56

Well I suppose you could always get out the soldering gun and make your own?

http://compnetworking.about.com/cs/wire ... reless.htm
ad-hoc is probably what you looking for, but is very unsecured. Wireless router would be much easier and give you more control/abilities overall. You're gonna probably need to buy parts and stuff anyway, so don't make much sense to me. In today's world, being without a router is just crazy.

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Re: How to create hot spot and bridge on sabayon

Post by Stupot » Thu Oct 21, 2010 16:42

Yes, you should buy a wireless router.

I would recommend buying one that you can flash tomato linux (my favorite) or DD-WRT on it for finer controls and a wider feature set.

I personally own 2 Asus WL-520GU flashed with tomato linux and they are a dream. Bought them each for about $30 bucks when they were on sale. One is my main router and the other is a wireless ethernet bridge (I can plug in wired devices and the router does the wireless part for them).

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