james at triptech.au.com
Fri Nov 2 20:34:07 EST 2001
thats an idea but obviously this is just a public general users group and
not commercial to this point but if something like that were created, it
would attract more users as even it took me a couple of days to get a hang
of all this
----- Original Message -----
From: "Chris Hocking" <hocking at planet.net.au>
To: <melbwireless at melbwireless.dyndns.org>
Sent: Friday, November 02, 2001 4:34 PM
Subject: [MLB-WIRELESS] Suggestion
> Dear Melbourne Wireless Group,
> I have a suggestion. This is the first time I have submitted to the list
> if the idea sucks - please tell me.
> How about you make a package for people to buy. Say a begineers package
> that contains cable, a Linux Box, ariel, etc. The Box can just be a crappy
> 486DX2 or something, with a small 100MB harddrive with Linux installed on
> it. Then have a ethernet card so you can plug it into your local lan. Give
> it a IP that you cannot change (e.g 10.0.0.1). Then put the computers
> contents (motherboard, etc.) into a real box so it looks like something
> other than a computer. Make it so you can attach it to inside your roof or
> something. Have 3 outputs out of the box: ethernet, ariel, power.
> That way the user can pay say $200, and just put the ariel on his roof,
> give power to the box, connect the box to his local lan and he is away!
> Sound good?
> Send us your ideas, suggestions, etc.
> Chris Hocking
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