Maximum of how many wireless cards
Mon Jul 12 01:37:42 PDT 2004
On Monday 12 July 2004 11:17, Jim Thompson wrote:
> On Jul 10, 2004, at 1:39 PM, Denis Vlasenko wrote:
> > On Saturday 10 July 2004 08:59, nondito wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> 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?
Yes. Two cards in one box, each serving at least ~5 km
> > 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
> previous message.
> > 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.
Atheros is rumored to be able to go way higher (and to be able to go
lower than 1st ch) than that.
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