AP to transmit packets at different channels

Jim Thompson jim at netgate.com
Mon Jul 18 16:19:37 EDT 2005

You could try putting all the clients into power save, (i.e. declare  
a long PS-Poll period),
then quickly switch channels, and switch them back.

no idea what this does to the f/w running on the card.

On Jul 18, 2005, at 10:32 AM, sunny sunny wrote:

> Hi guys,
> Is there any way that a AP (using hostAP drivers) which is functioning
> normally and supporting clients etc, transmit a single packet (dont
> need any reception for this, not even ACK) on a different channel
> without dropping the clients?
> In other words can the AP transmit some packets at a different channel
> without breaking the connection with the clients already associated
> with it.
> Any help/pointers is appreciated.
> Thanks.
> Santosh.
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