[Cerowrt-devel] treating 2.4ghz as -legacy?

Fred Stratton fredstratton at imap.cc
Mon Dec 16 17:06:54 EST 2013

For best 5GHz results, get rid of your walls and doors...


On 16/12/13 21:28, David Lang wrote:
> On Mon, 16 Dec 2013, Dave Taht wrote:
>> I have long used "5" as an indicator that the 5ghz channel was better.
>> This goes back to a long thread on nanog, like 4? 5? years ago, where
>> the hope was to train users that "5" was better.
>> Well, it's turned out that 5 is frequently better, but not always, AND
>> that clients tend to go for the shortest of the SSIDs available. So a
>> thought would be to create another ad-hoc standard for deprecating 2.4
>> ghz, and have the shorter SSID be the 5ghz one.
>> Ideas for the 2ghz channel:
>> CEROwrt-legacy
>> CEROwrt2
>> I'm not huge on "legacy" because it's rather long but am stuck for
>> standards, I'd like a default 2.4 ghz SSID that clearly indicates the
>> real use to which 2.4ghz is suitable, like:
>> ideas for another ssid naming standard slightly longer than a single
>> digit that would make sense to mom?
> for the Scale conference this year, we are going to use scale and 
> scale-slow to try and discourage people from using 2.4
> David Lang
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