Virtual WiFi on Linux?

Matthias Lemke m at box.li
Thu Oct 20 08:14:23 EDT 2005


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Jim Thompson schrieb:
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> On Oct 19, 2005, at 9:49 PM, Matthias Lemke wrote:
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>> Lancom is using something like that with atheros cards (L54A/AG).
>> You can configure up to 8 SSIDs with different security (WEP, WPA1,
>> WPA2, etc). Every SSID has a different MAC (they increment the  first MAC
>> Byte). While using this feature i saw that the throuput went down with
>> more then one SSID.
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> shouldn't.

tested. with 2 ssids you get approx. 70% of max throuput (tested with 1
ssid).

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>> I think its a matter of fragmentation on wireless layer.
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> I don't see how this applies.
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