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Re: Wireless network packet loss...
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: Wireless network packet loss...
- From: Pedro la Peu <pedro_(_at_)_ironchicken_(_dot_)_am-gen_(_dot_)_org>
- Date: Sun, 23 Jun 2002 16:57:10 +0100 (BST)
> Comms quality/signal/noise: [ 0 81 27 ]
Those values are nonsense and do not represent the real levels.
Wireless networks are lossy by nature, but with these cards and 3.1,
30% loss over a one foot DS11 link is ridiculous.
# time ping -fqs 1024 -c 1000 192.168.0.4
PING 192.168.0.4 (192.168.0.4): 1024 data bytes
--- 192.168.0.4 ping statistics ---
1000 packets transmitted, 1000 packets received, 0% packet loss
round-trip min/avg/max/std-dev = 10.735/12.389/18.952/2.000 ms
12.39s real 0.01s user 1.51s system
Try IBSS mode (-p4 -n <network name>) with one host as IBSS-master (-p4
-c1 -n <network name>). If that doesn't help, configs and dmesgs please.