After some issues with TNT on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, I finally got my La Fonera today !
The first step was to follow iMil instructions and within less than 2 minutes I could see this :
[pterjan@plop tmp]$ ssh email@example.com Warning: Permanently added '192.168.0.228' (RSA) to the list of known hosts. firstname.lastname@example.org's password:
BusyBox v1.1.3 (2006.11.21-19:49+0000) Built-in shell (ash) Enter 'help' for a list of built-in commands.
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Fonera Firmware (Version 0.7.1 rev 1) ------------- * * Based on OpenWrt - http://openwrt.org * Powered by FON - http://www.fon.com --------------------------------------------------- root@OpenWrt:~#
Of course I configured it as a Linus (meaning free for users). I was then quite surprised to see there are so much Fon AP around me :
It looks like Fon is spreading fast, and with their program "Fonero gets Fonero" (you can give a free La Fonera to a friend, and as soon as he registers it, you can give another one), it may go even faster. Maybe free WiFi everywhere will become reality someday :)
The bad point is the default configuration. I currently unplugged my la Fonera and will re-plug it only after fixing the firewall configuration. For example, it would be better if it only allowed users to go to the internet and not to access your full lan ...
Benoît Dejean [euh on fait comment pour trouver un parrain ?]
pterjan [J'ai déjà parrainé quelqu'un là :/ Sinon il y a pas mal d'offres à gauche à droite (j'ai eu la mienne par l'offre 20 m..]
Benoît Dejean [Le projet manque quand même d'envergure technique je trouve : http://www.toulouse-sans-fil.net fait un peu la même cho..]