Wireless Speed Issues

Jouni Malinen jkmaline
Tue Jun 22 19:15:12 PDT 2004

On Tue, Jun 22, 2004 at 10:54:12PM +0000, Brian Sturgill wrote:

> It actually is a speed issue. I used ftp to check speed and the upload from 
> the client rocks but the download sucks. There is definitelty a 
> compatibility issue between Orinoco cards and HostAP.  I tried a pcmcia 
> card and a usb orinoco and both had the same results. Probably a non 
> standard way the orinoco negotiates with the ap.

Would you be able to use a wireless sniffer to capture the packets both
during the association (i.e., the rate negotiation) and during a data
test that shows some odd behavior. The sniffer should be able to store
the used transmit rate in order to be useful for debugging this issue.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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