Linksys WRT54G “BlackBox”

[thumb:1850:l] So I finally got around to installing OpenWRT on my spare Linksys WRT54G access point. During the install I also took the time to mod it to include a SD memory stick slot, builtin GPS, and dual serial ports. The access point is now a Kismet server that when turned on mounts the SD memory stick, fires up GPSD, and then starts scanning for wireless networks with Kismet. When I turn off the unit I can remove the memory stick and bring it up to my laptop and map out the networks found while out and about. Next step is to make it more mobile with a battery pack and also provide battery backup power to the GPS receiver to reduce the time it takes to acquire a signal.

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