[nSLUG] Linux Fest Wireless? (fwd)

Richard Bonner ak621 at chebucto.ns.ca
Mon Mar 29 09:37:31 ADT 2010


On Fri, 26 Mar 2010, Oliver Baltzer wrote:

> <ak621 at chebucto.ns.ca> wrote:
>>      Do you know how we can get Internet accessibility for the Linux
>> Fest? Last time, someone from Dal ACM brought in a hub or similar.

> I don't know if anything has changed with the UCIS/ITS network since the
> last Install Fest I was helping to setup, but we used to run a local
> network routed by either a dedicated machine or a OpenWRT/DD-WRT router
> which also provided a public wireless for the time of the event.
(Snip)

> I doubt UCIS has changed their policies since, so you should plan
> accordingly. Also, with the number of laptops and general wireless devices
> growing a single cell powered by a simple wireless router may not be
> sufficient. In that case it might be worth-while to talk to UCIS or FCS if
> it is possible to piggy-back a second public wireless network on their
> infrastructure.

***   How does one contact them?

  Richard



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