How many clients?

tom at tom
Wed Sep 3 19:18:15 PDT 2003

I was not considering the bandwidth limitations.  Obviously, you are
limited to the 11Mbit/sec. speed of the WiFi card.  I was thinking more
about how many simultaneous clients HostAP can handle itself.

Thanks again,
Thomas Cameron

-----Original Message-----
From: thomas chen [mailto:tchen at] 
Sent: Wednesday, September 03, 2003 10:16 PM
To: Thomas Cameron
Cc: hostap at
Subject: Re: How many clients?

depending on what the client is doing....  if one client decides to
download some MP3 or stream some video... you are pretty much limited by

tom at wrote:
> Hello all,
>         This is my first post to this list, so I hope it isn't a topic

> that has been covered to death.  I am wondering what the maximum 
> number of clients a HostAP access point can handle would be.  In other

> words, how many WiFi clients can connect to my system?  Doesn anybody 
> have any specific experience with high numbers?  I'm thinking of the 
> 50-100+ range.
> Thanks in advance,
> Thomas Cameron _______________________________________________
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