A huge problem with my hostap bridge.

Jouni Malinen jkmaline
Mon Nov 18 21:12:58 PST 2002

On Wed, Nov 20, 2002 at 12:13:04AM +0100, Rados?aw Micho? wrote:

> I have realy strange problem with my D-link DWL 520's. When they are working
> in ad-hoc mode everything seems to be fine (ping average is about 2.5 ms and
> ftp file transfer 650 Kb/s). But when I try to run them on hostap drivers in
> wds mode with two bridges on each side transfer is about 180 Kb/s with a 4
> ms ping average. What is going wrong ? Is it normal ?

Have you seen "low throughput under WDS" thread on this mailing list a
week ago? I would guess that the same thing is causing the low
performance in your setup. In other words, the link is actually fixed at
2 Mbps with WDS unless you have configured the driver to process beacon
frames from other APs ('prism2_param wlan0 other_ap_policy 2'). I will
fix this at some point, but for now, you should be able to get the TX
rate controlling to work with this command.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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