ping times inconsistant and packet loss

Jouni Malinen j at
Fri Aug 28 14:36:07 EDT 2009

On Fri, Jul 17, 2009 at 07:55:08AM -0400, Greg Munroe wrote:

> Managed and AD-HOC modes run fine and ping times are stable. I ported
> over the hostapd-0.6.9 and compiled it using libnl1.1.
> I was able to get the hostapd working on the Realteck RT73 and Atheros
> AR9170 USB sticks, however, ping durations are inconsistent on either
> USB stick.

This does not sound like a hostapd issue, i.e., the question would be
better directed at the driver developers..

> On one laptop the pings latency was 7-300ms. On another PC the latency
> was good (range 2-12ms).

Are you using power saving?

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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