Locking to a specific ap
jkmaline at cc.hut.fi
Sun Jul 11 23:01:28 EDT 2004
On Sun, Jul 11, 2004 at 03:21:58PM -0400, Owen B. Mehegan wrote:
> One problem I'm having is, when I'm near two access points with the same
> essid and similar power levels, my system flips back and forth between
> them as the signal strength varies. I've tried messing with iwpriv to
> try to lock myself to a specific AP based on its bssid, but I've had no
> luck so far. Is there actually a way to do this, or am I SOL? I'm using
> the Senao 200mw prism2 card.
If you enable host roaming (iwpriv wlan0 host_roaming 1), you should be
able to configure a preferred BSSID with 'iwconfig wlan0 <BSSID>'.
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