A small error in b43

Rafał Miłecki zajec5 at gmail.com
Sun Apr 17 17:34:43 EDT 2011

W dniu 17 kwietnia 2011 20:52 użytkownik Christian Kujau
<lists at nerdbynature.de> napisał:
> On Sun, 17 Apr 2011 at 12:27, Rafał Miłecki wrote:
>> How did you test this speed? Was this iperf or something else? 1.2MBps
>> is 9.6 Mbps. I was able to achieve 15.2 Mbps (1.9 MBps) with the same
>> card.
> No, I did not involve any fancy tools, just netcat on both sides and "pv"
> inbetween:
> server$ nc -l 1234 | pv | dd of=/dev/null
> client$ dd if=/dev/zero | nc server 1234
> ..and "pv" prints out the data rate during the test (and "dd" does it too
> at the end.
>> What were the conditions? Were you far away from AP?
> The AP is a Linksys WRT54GL router (802.11abg) and I'm 3m away from it -
> the same distance as when it's booted in MacOS.
> I've just retested with MacOS again and with the "test" above I'm only
> getting 2.5MBps too, not quite the 3MBps I was talking about. The AP is
> quite old, so maybe I cannot get any higher than this anyway.
>> You can see my comparison for PHY rev4, which means for example
>> 14e4:432b: http://zajec.net/blog/view/2011-b43-n-phy-rev3plus-performance
> I'm going to give iperf a try and report back.

Thanks, I'll try nc && dd.

Did you connect your server by cable to the AP?


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