From: kevin lyda (kevin+dated+1032896006.14aa95 at domain ie.suberic.net)
Date: Thu 19 Sep 2002 - 20:34:04 IST
On Thu, Sep 19, 2002 at 08:13:43PM +0100, Ronan Waide wrote:
> May as well add my $0.02:
oh why not. i use a buffalo airport for my access point. it's
configurable via a web interface, so that's fine.
i use a linksys instant wireless card. not so happy with it. it doesn't
support wep. and i question its speed. x apps take forever to come up
while my wired computers pop up x apps quickly. i think i've got them
wired through the 100mbs hub now, but it didn't seem to compare well
with the 10mbs hub when i had it.
iwconfig reports the following (note the 2mb/s - i can use iwconfig to
boost it but it falls back quickly - i'm 10 metres from the ap):
eth0 IEEE 802.11-DS ESSID:"silflay" Nickname:"Prism I"
Mode:Managed Frequency:2.457GHz Access Point: 00:02:2D:21:BF:84
Bit Rate:2Mb/s Tx-Power=15 dBm Sensitivity:1/3
RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
Link Quality:53/92 Signal level:-49 dBm Noise level:-102 dBm
Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:16657 Missed beacon:0
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