channel_policy

Chuck Tuffli CTuffli at dspg.com
Tue Jul 22 11:44:04 EDT 2008


> -----Original Message-----
> From: hostap-bounces at lists.shmoo.com 
> [mailto:hostap-bounces at lists.shmoo.com] On Behalf Of Boris
> Sent: Tuesday, July 22, 2008 2:44 AM
> To: hostap at lists.shmoo.com
> Subject: channel_policy
> 
...
> Because I had a lot of troubles associating with the AP even 
> unencrypted, I borrowed a Belkin AP as a reference. I found 
> out that it seems that channel 1 is extremely noisy and I 
> should switch to channel 7 or 8.

Assuming you are using 2.4GHz frequencies, the 3 non-overlapping
channels are 1, 6, and 11. Using 7 and 8 will avoid channel 1, but this
won't help you if channel 6 is busy.

What is the output of 'iwlist ath0 freq' ?

---chuck


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