[MLB-WIRELESS] A question on associating?

Julien Goodwin mw at studio442.com.au
Fri Aug 10 14:41:46 EST 2007

On Fri, Aug 10, 2007 at 01:52:50PM +0930, Kim Hawtin arranged a set of bits into the following:
> Hi Mark,
> Mark Aitken wrote:
> > Kim Hawtin wrote:
> >> To the point where its better to run two APs on the same channel, one
> >> on B and one on G...
> > 
> > I dont have that luxury.  I am installing  Cisco AIR-LAP1242AG Access
> > points,  a combined A/B/G model.
> Is this the little white/light cream ones with the coloured ring in the
> middle than changes colour when new clients associate? (and have 48V POE?)

No, that's the 1130AG which I have. The 1242 looks more like a hip

> > I wish to understand, the question I asked, so as to determine if the
> > 5.8GHz (A mode) section of the AP,  when
> > used in a point to point method (Bridge) will not suffer from
> > congestion.  If 2.4GHz clients all connect at 54M
> > then yes the bridge would suffer,  however,  if the B/G section is
> > controlled by the lowest connection speed in
> > the system of clients,  then the 5.8Ghz section should not suffer
> > congestion as bad. It is expected that 20 - 30 clients at one time could
> > be connected.
> if its the same model as ours, they will happily connect 20-30 clients
> simultaneously. i have no experience with these units on A/5.8GHz tho.
> regards,
> Kim
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