AP to transmit packets at different channels

sunny sunny sunny.tired at gmail.com
Mon Jul 18 17:35:23 EDT 2005


Thanks Jim

What would be the quickest way to do this packet transfer on a
different channel? Is the usual way to set channel etc using
"iwconfig" good enough.

Thanks.
Santosh.


On 7/18/05, Jim Thompson <jim at netgate.com> wrote:
> 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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