[Soekris] net5501 for a pbx and wifi router
dhartman at djhsolutions.com
Wed Feb 3 20:34:13 UTC 2010
On 02/03/2010 03:40 AM, Graham Menhennitt wrote:
>> I want to build a pbx and wifi router based on the soekris net5501
>> (together with its standard case), a tdm400 card and a mini-pci wifi card.
> I run a net5501 as a PBX and wireless AP (and a lot more - see
> http://menhennitt.com.au). However, all phones on the PBX are IP phones
> or connected via ATAs, so I can't comment on the TDM400 card.
>> On the wireless side I'm thinking about getting a CM9 (802.11 a/b/g)
>> or a R52n mini-pci (802.11 a/b/g/n) card.
> I use a CM9 card and have been having some problems (see
> Whether this is due to hardware faults, the speed of the net5501, or
> FreeBSD, I don't know.
> For the antenna, you need to drill a hole in the back of the case and
> run a pigtail to an external antenna. In Australia,
> http://yawarra.com.au supplied me with all the bits - I'm sure you can
> find an equivalent local supplier.
By the way, the http://www.astlinux.org project has support for
everything you've mentioned here (if you want to go Linux). It sounds
like you want to use FreeBSD, but wanted to make you aware of the project.
DJH Solutions, LLC
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