Two hostap access points in the same computer

David Goodenough david.goodenough at btconnect.com
Fri Dec 10 04:03:20 EST 2004


I am also running long links, the longest is 7km but that is ad-hoc
not AP.  The longest AP links are about 3km.  All seem to work
without getting in each other's way.

Maybe it should not work, but it does.  But then bumble bees 
weren't supposed to be able to fly until someone came up with
some better theories recently.

David

On Friday 10 December 2004 08:39, Dan Searle wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Thursday, December 9, 2004, 11:00:41 PM, you wrote:
> > Right, it works if you're close-by, somewhat.
>
> Close? I have a router with 5 radios in it, all right next to each
> other on the PCI bus, all the links are over 1Km, the links have been
> up and passing traffic for about 6 months.
>
> > but try this:
> >
> > turn-up card #1, on, say, channel 1, as an AP
> > go to range (farthest you can reach) with a notebook.   Run a
> > throughput test.
> > turn-up card #1, on, say, channel 6 or even channel 11
> > go to range with a second notebook
> > run simultaneous throughput tests
> >
> > explain why you don't get 2X the single notebook test.
>
> Of cause there will be some interference, but so what?
>
> Dan...
>
>
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