[olug] Free 54G Wireless Router / Access Point

Tim OBrien IrishMASMS at OLUG.ORG
Fri Feb 16 17:29:22 UTC 2007

<quote who="Rob Townley">
> FON.com is trying to build the largest VOIP network in the world, so it is
> giving away free routers.
> What is cool about it: They come with two SSIDs, one public and one
> private.
> Unfortunately, it only has only one RJ-45 plug so almost all of us will
> plug
> it in internally to our main firewall.  The wireless subnets will be
> different than your existing subnets.  eg:  If your main subnet is
>, the two FON subnets may be and
> It is difficult, but dd-wrt can be put on it.
> http://www.fon.com/1yearold/
> https://shop.fon.com/FonShop/shop/US/DirectUS?voucher=350536244364355

Web site is crap: Can't use PO Box as a shipping address, does not
understand alphanumeric & character passwords, and the web site is IE
only... :(

Why is putting dd-wrt difficult? Where did you find this bit of info?

Timothy "Irish" O'Brien
Previous Publicity & Social activities chairperson
Omaha Linux User's Group (OLUG)
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