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Wireless router/livecd distro? [closed]

Wireless router/livecd distro? [closed]

I've got an old IBM r51, which aside from a dead hard drive, and unreliable keyboard, and a working intel 2100 wireless adaptor. I'm looking for a linux live cd or usb that i can connect into an existing wired network. Ideally i want to be able to administer it over web or through a GUI, and if possible get the 2100 working in master mode.

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Guest [Entry]

"For a router, take a look at M0n0wall or IPcop, whilst both of these are mainly advertised as a firewall appliance, they should be able to do what you want and act as a full router.

For a Nas - Look at Freenas"
Guest [Entry]

"You can run OpenWRT on x86. The link includes instructions for making a bootable USBkey. There are packages that provide web administration but they may not include all the functionality you're looking for; however, you can administer all aspects via SSH.

There is an x86 DD-WRT but the free version is limited (no wifi), and the page claims USB is not supported in either free or registered versions."