Is it possible ???

Curtis V. Schleich cvslist at
Wed Jun 11 16:08:21 EDT 2003

My understanding (feeble at best) of WDS is that for every packet it has to
receive and then rebroadcast to the head AP.  Won't that inherently halve
the available throughput?  I'm about to add an AP and was considering using
WDS, but had opted not to for this reason.  Is my understanding in error?

BTW: Thanks for a fantastic project!

Curtis V. Schleich
CCA and CCAonline
cvslist at


> On Thu, Jun 12, 2003 at 03:39:13PM +0900, imp wrote:
> > Cause of WDS speed limitation, I'd like keep away using WDS link between
two hostap.
> What WDS speed limitations are you talking about? WDS only adds 6 octets
> into each frames and this should not really have much effect on the
> throughput.
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