[plug] Wacky packet loss/delays on wireless
cameron at patrick.wattle.id.au
Tue May 24 21:39:49 WST 2005
Ben Jensz wrote:
> How close together are the laptop and AP?
A couple of metres :)
> Because its possible that the transmit power is too high for the
> distance the devices are apart and particularly in a house you could be
> getting signal reflection (i.e. the same signal reaching the AP or your
> laptop multiple times). I had problems when I networked my Dad's
> computer to an AP in my folks place... the network connection
> performance was incredibly slow and it would drop out randomly.
Interesting... my AP doesn't have an option to lower the tx power.
However shoving it in a closet appears to have helped a bit.
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