Chapter 4. Wireless Networks Made Easy

Wireless Networks Made Easy

It’s rather tempting to say that on BSD—and OpenBSD, in particular—there’s no need to “make wireless networking easy” because it already is. Getting a wireless network running isn’t very different from getting a wired one up and running, but there are some issues that turn up simply because we’re dealing with radio waves and not wires. We’ll look briefly at some of the issues before moving on to the practical steps involved in creating a usable setup.

Once we have covered the basics of getting a wireless network up and running, we’ll turn to some of the options for making your wireless network more interesting ...

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