Maximum of how many wireless cards
Mon Jul 12 01:17:51 PDT 2004
On Jul 10, 2004, at 1:39 PM, Denis Vlasenko wrote:
> On Saturday 10 July 2004 08:59, nondito wrote:
>> Maximum of how many wireless cards I can use in a
>> hostap box?
>> I have 6 PCI slots, can the driver support loading
>> upto 6 wireless cards?
> I used 3 cards at once. No apparent problems.
Did you try it at range?
>> Is it a goood idea to use 4 PCI cards with channel 1,
>> 5, 10 and 14 (licensed) when using outdoor directional
>> antenna for each interface, or the overlaps are too
>> Anyone have any ideas or first-hand experience on
>> these topics!
> Channels 1 and 5 would interfere. Only 1 and 6 wouldn't.
> In other words, you need at least 4 channels in between.
> Basically, you can use 1,6,11 and 16th channel. ;)
The whole "three non-overlapping channels" thing is a myth. See
> No, I don't know how to set 16th channel.
There is no 16th channel. Its unlikely that the VCOs on your card will
tune the radio that high anyway.
More information about the Hostap