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Andyoz
2006-04-04, 15:59
I have wired SB's running off my home ethernet. My house is wired up for it so I have avoided any wireless networking.

Was wondering if I were to buy a wireless SB and run that wired into my ethernet, can I use the wireless cabability of the SB to connect to my wireless laptop/pda (to act as better interface to Slimserver). It would be handy for parties and outdoor use to have a wireless connection between my laptop and one of my SB's.

The manual explains how wireless bridging can be used to connect wired items (i.e. Xbox) into a wireless network using the bridging function. I want to do it the other way round - connect a wireless device into my wired network.

Am I being crazy?

kdf
2006-04-04, 16:09
What you are requesting is a wireless access point. The squeezebox can
serve as a bridge only. Use as an access point is not possible, at
least not at this time.
-k

Andyoz
2006-04-04, 16:13
Thanks for the quick reply.

Thought it was too good to be true.

Andy

wmertens
2006-05-03, 10:04
What you are requesting is a wireless access point. The squeezebox can
serve as a bridge only. Use as an access point is not possible, at
least not at this time.
-k

Such wonderful words, "not at this time" :)

Is it technically feasible to have the current devices be an access point or a wireless repeater like the Airport Express? Or would that imply hardware changes?

I'm hoping it's really just a firmware upgrade away :)

Wout.