Re: Linux bootable CD for secure ad-hoc wifi sharing?

Discussion in 'NZ Computing' started by Gordon, Jan 31, 2009.

  1. Gordon

    Gordon Guest

    On 2009-01-30, ofn01 <> wrote:
    > I have looked at monowall and Live CDRouter etc. but want to know if anyone
    > thinks this is possible:
    >
    > Booting a Linux LiveCD, that reads config off a USB stick, and configures a
    > wireless laptop that is connected to a router via ethernet to share its
    > wireless NIC in ad-hoc mode with WPA security?
    >
    > XP can do all of this easily except for the LiveCD part


    ROTFL.

    Oh yes, have you tried Bart's efforts?

    > and only allows WEP.


    Oh dear, better than nothing.

    > Vista can do this except for the LiveCD part.


    Not sure if Bart has this sorted, still why bother? Vista, a MS view of hype
    blown up in in the wallet.

    >
    > Also it is an Intel Pro 3945 Wireless NIC.
    >
    > not sure if hostapd supports this NIC or not?


    > Man it is confusing with Linux


    Linux was very confusing for me when I started.
    Gordon, Jan 31, 2009
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