[opensource] DD-WRT bridge and OSU wireless

Jason Palmer jalanpalmer at gmail.com
Mon Feb 22 12:03:52 EST 2010

> Security Mode: [WPA Personal]
> WPA Algorithms: [TKIP]
> WPA Shared Key: [] #???

I don't have any experience with dd-wrt on or off the osu wireless
network, but I can say that you're going to need WPA in enterprise
mode, not personal, to get on osuwireless. Your router is asking you
for the key, because in personal mode the key is pre-shared.

Good luck,

On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 11:00 AM, S James S Stapleton
<stapleton.41 at osu.edu> wrote:
> I wasn't sure where to go for assistance on this one, and I figured since my
> question involves a popular open source app, and an OSU network, this might
> at least be a good place to check. I doubt 8-help covers DD-WRT bridges
> since they aren't in the web documentation.
> Does anyone have experience using a router with DD-WRT installed as a
> wireless bridge to the OSU network? I have a router (ASUS WL5200GC) that I
> got DD-WRT on, and the firmware is "v24-sp2 10/10/09 micro". The set up
> seems ok. I can navigate through the web interface, it asked me to set a
> user name and password first logon. However, there are many options in the
> setup not listed in the howto page. I was hoping, if someone had some work
> done on this, they could share it. The documentation seems to indicate
> needing a lot of knowledge about the server setup for the wireless router
> you are connecting to. My setup doesn't work right now. I'm testing
> someplace where wireless is rarely used, and I'd like to have this
> configured before I go to some place it is used a lot, so I don't
> accidentally interfere with someone else's wireless connection.
> What I've tried so far (??? indicates things I'm suspicious about). <This
> indicates a configuration page>, [this indicates a setting I've entered]
> <wireless->wireless security>
> Security Mode: [WPA Personal[
> WPA Algorithms: [TKIP]
> WPA Shared Key: [] #???
> Key Renewal Interval (in seconds): [3600] #???
> <wireless->RADIUS>
> ??? Should I enable MAC RADIUS client, since some setup guides mention using
> "WPA RADIUS" ???
> <wireless->basic setting>
> Wireless Mode: [client]
> Wireless Network Mode: [mixed]
> Wireless ssid: [osuwireless]
> Sensitivity Range (ACK timing): [500] #2000 is the default, WIKI suggests
> using 0 on a bridge except for long distances.
> Network Configuration: [bridged]
> <setup->basic setup>
> Connection type: [DHCP]
> Thanks,
> -Jim Stapleton
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