A huge problem with my hostap bridge.

Rados³aw Michoñ blaze
Thu Nov 21 10:35:27 PST 2002

When I am setting ('prism2_param wlan0 other_ap_policy 2; iwconfig wlan0
rate 11M fixed') on both sides nothing happens. Transfer is about 180 Kb/s.
Maybe I am doing something wrong ?


> 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.

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