Distance settings

Jouni Malinen jkmaline
Sun Feb 12 20:37:06 PST 2006

On Wed, Feb 08, 2006 at 04:16:13PM +0000, David Goodenough wrote:

> I have been using hostap to drive my wireless network for a while now, and
> it has served me very well.  But I am looking to tweek it to extract the best
> performance I can get, and I was wondering if there is anything like the 
> settings that madwifi allows for Atheros chips to allow for the distance 
> between far flung stations.  I am interested in tuning this (if possible) both
> for AP (and therefore managed) mode, and ad-hoc (which I used for backhaul).

There are no explicit commands for setting such parameters in the Host
AP driver. Some parameters may be available through low-level BBP
configuration registrations, but using those would require understanding
how the particular BBP is configured and which options could have an
effect on long distance links.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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