Fast roaming

Nazeer Khan Nazeer.Khan at nicta.com.au
Thu Nov 8 02:44:38 EST 2007



On Tue, 6 Nov 2007 08:43:57 +0100, "Luc De Cock" <lukeacc97 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I'm trying to get roaming work fast.
> Currently, it works but takes random time to switch to a new AP. This
> can go from 4 sec to 20 sec.
> Under Windows, roaming happes within a few seconds (usually not more
> then 3 sec).

People have able to decrease the roaming time upto 100z of milliseconds. Scan through madwifi mailing list and u will find some threads.

> 
> I've already played with the different scan modes in
> wpa_supplicant.conf. The best so far is ap_scan=1 and scan_sid=1.
> Do you know any more options I can set to speed roaming up?
> 
> I'm using the madwifi driver.
> 
> Luc
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Nazeer Khan
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