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HowtoForge: Wireless HotSpot HowTo

Nov 22, 2005, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Falko Timme for this link. ]

"OpenWrt is a Linux distribution for Linksys WRT54G. It provides minimal firmware with add-on packages. Its allows the customization with broad range of software packages available for it.
We will be using OpenWrt as a replacement to the original Linksys firmware that comes pre-installed with the router.

"ChilliSpot is a wireless LAN access controller. It is used for authenticating users of wireless LAN. It supports web based login for hotspots.
The Chilli daemon plays a primary role in the entire hotspot setup. It runs on the router and provides users access to the wireless Hotspot..."

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