ping retard

Jouni Malinen j
Sun Mar 18 10:44:56 PDT 2007

On Thu, Mar 08, 2007 at 10:33:40AM +0100, simone grassilli wrote:

> I've installed Host AP successfully on a machine which
> acts as an Access Point and then I've installed
> wpa_suppplicant on another machine which acts as a
> client sending association requests.
> I started a continuos PING command between client and
> AP and noticed that reply times were between 1.6ms and
> 2.1ms (test done at 1m distance), but at regular time
> intervals I've obtained a greater retard, in order of
> 160ms-190ms.
> Is it normal or is there some particular reason? 

If the client is using power save mode, this kind of additional latency
can be expected.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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