[lug] Linux and wireless

Lori Reed lorireed at lightning-rose.com
Thu Jan 26 11:24:59 MST 2006

Ken MacFerrin wrote:
> For about the same price though you can pickup a Linksys WRT54G, load up 
> the OpenWRT distro and use it in "client mode" or in a WDS mesh.  This 
> is my preferred method for a workstation as you don't have to mess with 
> wifi drivers in your distro and you can have multiple machines behind 
> the client router.  Just make sure you get a Version 4 or older router 
> as the new ones are currently running VxWorks instead of linux.

Just a few days ago I picked up a new WRT54G at CompUSA with firmware 
version v1.00.1, Sep. 20, 2005, which according to this website


is once again Linux. Is there an easy way to tell for sure?


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