RE: [Nolug] 802.11

From: Chuck <>
Date: Fri, 29 Mar 2002 14:44:21 -0600
Message-ID: <000a01c1d762$8141e230$0200a8c0@dell>

Right, but since this would be a directly connected network you wouldn't
have to worry about the routes yourself. Any operating system will
automatically configure a directly connected route for you.

What is the topic for the next NOLUG meeting?

Chuck Tran

-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Joey Kelly
Sent: Friday, March 29, 2002 8:26 AM
Subject: Re: [Nolug] 802.11

<text mode>

privateIP -------wireless link----------- privateIP
(user1) (user2)
realIP realIP
   | |
   | |
ISP1 --------- (public internet) ---------- ISP2

</text mode>

You'd still have to route packets to your friend over the wireless link,
he was up and running. Else, you'd have to route to him via the public


Thou spake:
>On Sat, Mar 09, 2002 at 10:05:00AM +0000, Joey Kelly wrote:
>> >Yeah, like if a group of friends (who all already had high-speed
>> >connections) each put 802.11* on eth2, to talk amongst themselves at

>> >high-speeds.
>> Ugh. Can you say "routing issues"?
>umm. no. not if they're all on the same subnet. It's just a lan after

Joey Kelly
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