[Make-wifi-fast] mesh deployment with ath9k driver changes

Sebastian Moeller moeller0 at gmx.de
Wed Jun 13 12:30:01 EDT 2018

Ho Toke,

> On Jun 13, 2018, at 15:24, Toke Høiland-Jørgensen <toke at toke.dk> wrote:
> Pete Heist <pete at eventide.io> writes:
>> Trying one thing at a time, as legacy_rates=‘1’ didn’t do anything
>> noticeable, which is not surprising when we probably don’t have many
>> ‘b' devices connecting. We hit 4.9s ping times this morning, good
>> work. :)
>> Even though isolation couldn’t be turned on in the admin interface
>> (because it says it can’t do it when bridging to a VLAN, for some
>> reason), I was able to enable isolation for both SSIDs and it still
>> seems to work, so that’s the change as of now:
>> wireless.ap0_1.isolate='1'
>> wireless.ap0_2.isolate=‘1’
>> Before I could ping between clients, and now I can’t, so apparently
>> isolation is doing what it should. The next test will be tonight.
>> I’m still waiting for the digging / cabling project to happen, which
>> is what I expect to bring the biggest benefit. Again, that will add a
>> new cabled AP which will serve as a gateway for cabin 12 and split
>> cabins 12 and 20. This should also improve the signal to 12 vastly,
>> which is one of the most loaded APs and currently only has RSSI -71 /
>> MCS 5 or 6 to its parent AP, now that the leaves are full on the
>> trees.
> How to improve WiFi? Run cables! :D

	Just consider this to be a cheap* way to create a favorable RF environment for the signals ;)

Best Regards

*) arguable cheaper than cleaning the fesssnel zoe of the wifi link and putting a faraday cage around it

> -Toke
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