Virtual WiFi on Linux?

Jim Thompson jim at netgate.com
Thu Oct 20 08:21:13 EDT 2005


On Oct 20, 2005, at 2:14 AM, Matthias Lemke wrote:

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

Hmm, perhaps you'd want to slow down the beacon rate? (are both VAPs  
beaconing at 100 per sec?)

Jim



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