Daily Archives: July 29, 2004

Hm. Upgrades

I just upgraded to a g network at my apartment for wireless. Wireless b boys, you need to just step off. I don’t need your sucka bandwidth limitations holding me back from 54 mbps. I picked up the unfortunately named Aiport Extreme Base Station with the academic pricing ($20 off) and plugged it into my existing network.

But seriously, installation was basically a non issue after I threw out a dead LAN Cable. I ran the configuration utility and I was up and running a WPA enabled, closed network, with MAC address filtering. Which was more than I could say about the Linksys wireless router / WAP combo.

Never could get all three running on that thing. It seemed like I could only pick two. Even then, it was dicey just looking for the network.

Now, I’m off to pick up some adhesive hooks, since I’m going to be running the cable for this base station along the ceiling.