[plug] Wireless Woes - Solved

William Kenworthy billk at iinet.net.au
Sat Apr 24 22:31:06 WST 2004

How about cable length?  I think there is a minimum length in some
circumstances (~.5m comes to mind).  And definitely a maximum in both
attenuation and propagation time, but that is many meters (cant be
bothered looking it up!)


On Sat, 2004-04-24 at 22:04, Brad Campbell wrote:
> G'day all,
> Dunno if anyone might find this interesting, but I solved my transfer rate woes by placing a 
> dodgy-brothers 10/100 4 port mini-switch in between the WAP11 and DWL-900AP+. I now get 450kb/s in 
> each direction.
> I have never seen ethernet ports not compatible enough to work properly over a crossover cable, but 
> the WAP11 is 10BaseT and the DWL-900AP+ is 100BaseT and this seemed to be enough to get them to choke.
> Interesting as the stats page did not list any dropped ethernet packets.
> Anyway, that's my story!
> Regards,
> Brad
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