Re: FOSS-friendly Wireless Access Point (WAP) for SOHO network?
- Date: Thu, 8 Jun 2017 10:17:07 -0000 (UTC)
- From: Dan Purgert <dan@xxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: FOSS-friendly Wireless Access Point (WAP) for SOHO network?
David Christensen wrote:
> On 06/05/2017 07:14 PM, David Christensen wrote:
>> I am looking for a FOSS-friendly Wireless Access Point (WAP) ...
> Thanks everyone for the replies and information. I'll need to re-read
> everything, STFW, and mull it over.
Bear in mind that certain countries (e.g. the USA) impose limits on the
devices such that the actual radio driver MUST be a binary blob.
A lot of people tend to get up in arms about this along the lines of
"the manufacturer is a dirty liar. They /say/ they're FOSS-friendly, but
they have these blobs and aren't providing the source!". Have seen a
number of suggestions here, which may all be stellar -- but then be cut
off at the knees if you're in the US, or a country that imposes similar
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