[isf-wifidog] can wifidog and opnewrt run standalone in a router?

Jeff Schallenberg schallenberg.jeff at gmail.com
Ven 16 Jan 10:03:31 EST 2009

On Fri, Jan 16, 2009 at 4:02 AM, BaluNet.de <pub01 at balunet.de> wrote:

> I am living in a monastery in Tsopema and now broadband has reached our
> village.

 Hi, Balu!

I can't help you directly, but I can point you to some resources that surely
By the way, how do you connect to the internet from the Monastery?

And are you aware of the Dharamsala gang, where Yahel and friends have set
up a mesh network?:

> Now, I would like to set up a hotspot to be used by tourists for the
> monastery to create a little income for the monks and the orphans.
> I understand that I need a wifi router like WRT54GL? There I can install
> openwrt and wifidog?

Only if you want to install the wifidog gateway on the router along with
OpenWRT. An alternative is to install the gateway software AND the Auth
Server software on an old PC with TWO Network cards, running Linux (e.g.,

Chris Rowson reads this mailing list, and he may be able to give you more
details. You should check out his Community Wireless project here:


> Do I need a pc running to check how long customers use the service or can
> it
> all run in the routers OS?

The wifidog  Auth Server does the statistics for you.

> I hope this gets you moving, Balu. Good luck!
- Jeff
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