Two hostap access points in the same computer
jim at netgate.com
Fri Dec 10 17:51:12 EST 2004
if they work without interference, its because CCA is being set on the
Otherwise, they're interfering. If the load is only 10%, then there
are just fewer opportunities for interference, thats all.
On Dec 9, 2004, at 11:03 PM, David Goodenough wrote:
> 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.
> On Friday 10 December 2004 08:39, Dan Searle wrote:
>> 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?
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