HowtoForge: Wireless HotSpot HowTo
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"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