Long Distance Links And ACK Timing

Jim TerWee jim
Wed Apr 7 20:36:23 PDT 2004

Michael Shuler said:
> I have looked through the archives but couldn't find anything recent about
> long distance link issues.  I was wondering if the ACK timing is
> adjustable
> yet, if ever, with the hostap driver.  If it is not adjustable does anyone
> know what the maximum distance actually is before the ACK timer causes a
> problem?
The ACK Timing is a firmware thing non adjustable by hostap. Distance we
have several running 13 to 14 miles without any problems. 20 miles has
been too far when we tested that. So somewhere in between 14 to 20 miles
it will become unacceptable.

Jim TerWee

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