Subject: Re: thinkpad wireless loses @ coffee shop (was Re: Too weird.)
To: None <>
From: David Young <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/13/2003 11:46:05
On Mon, Jan 13, 2003 at 12:32:39PM -0500, Greg Troxel wrote:
> Attempts to set the speed manually to 2 Mb/s also seem not to work;
> commanded speed shows up correctly in wiconfig but actual seems to hop
> back to automatic.

I don't think that it was until firmware 1.4.9 for Prism2.x that you
could fix the transmit rate. I know that it was broken in 1.3.6.

> I have had similar issues between lucent and netgear, where the
> presence of a lucent card broke an IBSS netgear network.  My take is
> that IBSS mode doesn't really work in some cards.

Likely so.  Some radios did not (do not?) do a proper IBSS merge.


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