select accesspoint with use of bssid

wlan wlan
Sun Jan 19 18:18:00 PST 2003

On Sun, 2003-01-19 at 18:40, Mario Mlynek wrote:
> hello ..
> is it possible to select an accesspoint with use of the bssid and not the essid..
> i have the problem that the ap with the best signal is not usable becourse of too many clients.. 
> greedings mario

man iwconfig

You can force the card to connect to a preselected AP with the following
iwconfig eth0 ap 00:60:1D:01:23:45

anyway man page said: 
"When the quality of  the  connection goes  too low, the driver may
revert back to automatic mode (the card finds the best Access Point in

it is possible to turn off this feature and force the driver to connect
ONLY to the preselected AP?


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