hostap & channel bonding

Michael Smith msmith
Wed Nov 13 07:52:26 PST 2002

On Wed, 13 Nov 2002, Christian Zoffoli wrote:

> using different SSID client wlans works at 2Mbit/s and i have many
> packet loss.

> wlan0     IEEE 802.11-b  ESSID:"xmerlin"
>            Mode:Master  Frequency:2.412GHz  Access Point: 00:02:6F:01:86:0A

> wlan1     IEEE 802.11-b  ESSID:"xmerlin2"
>            Mode:Master  Frequency:2.437GHz  Access Point: 00:02:6F:01:86:09

Try using channels 1 & 11 instead of 1 & 6.

I've never had a packet loss problem with 64-byte pings when the channels
are 5 apart, but if you're sending lots of data out of two radios in close
proximity, 1-6 isn't quite enough separation. Might be related to your
problem (especially since you have txpower turned up to 10 on both


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