[ap-utils] linksys WAP11 huge errors report
Wed, 8 Jan 2003 18:43:39 +0200 (EET)
Signal strength can be taken only from client AP (or i'm dumb and it is
possible for all modes?), i have two pointopoint configured AP's.
-- Nikolay Datchev
On Wed, 8 Jan 2003, Net Llama! wrote:
> Just taking a wild stab in the dark, but what's your signal strength
> quality like on the clientside? Perhaps there's a lot of interference?
> On Wed, 8 Jan 2003, Nikolay Datchev wrote:
> > Hello there,
> > First, thanks for writing so cool and useful software.
> > The ap-config utility shows me a huge number of TX errors in
> > Info->Wireless section. I know only that FCSError is Frame Check Sequence
> > fail, but InvalidPLCP is mistery for me. They both increase with huge
> > speed - FCS errors with about 1/10 of all tx'ed packets, PLCP about 1/100.
> > ACKFailures are also huge number - about 3*FCSerrors. Is it normal to have
> > such number of errors ? Wireless link is built like this: Two WAP11's in
> > pointopoint mode, with power set to 128 for used channel, all speeds set
> > to 'on' with auto-rate-fallback, distance is about 3.5 kilometers,
> > antennas used are satellite dishes with about 1.5m diameters, one antenna
> > port for tx/rx. Used coax cable is short enough and quality enough (i
> > guess).
> > Performance of this link gets down day by day, i can see pings > 300, the
> > load is 256-512 Kbps and 200-300 packets/sec.
> > Is it normal to have such number of errors, if no, please give me a start
> > point to find the problem; i'm really sick of this.
> > Really sorry if this is the wrong maillist for such questions, (i guess it
> > is, but i believe guys posting here are really experienced in wireless
> > networks). Thanks a lot in advance.
> > -- Nikolay Datchev
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