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Date:      Tue, 24 Jul 2007 10:21:24 +0100
From:      "Federico Lorenzi" <florenzi@gmail.com>
To:        "User Questions" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Cc:        Pietro Cerutti <gahr@gahr.ch>
Subject:   Re: mode 11g, but 6Mbps
Message-ID:  <3a386af20707240221g3d91a768n28a345301abe79cb@mail.gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <46A5C1D3.6090205@gahr.ch>
References:  <46A5C1D3.6090205@gahr.ch>

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On 7/24/07, Pietro Cerutti <gahr@gahr.ch> wrote:
> Hi List,
> I have an Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG adapter using the wpi0 driver
> connecting to an access point using the 802.11g mode.
> # ifconfig wpi0 mode 11g
> # ifconfig wpi0
> ...
> media: IEEE 802.11 Wireless Ethernet autoselect mode 11g (OFDM/6Mbps)
> ...
>
> Can anyone explain why I see OFDM/6Mbps instead of OFDM/54Mbps (or at
> least 19Mbps if you mean the actual throughput?)
It could depend on a few things, first off remember that it's a highly
experimental driver at
this stage, and don't mean to be stating the obvious, but are you
actually close enough to
the AP to get 54mbps? Windows says 54 / 11 no matter what speed it is
running at.

HTH
Federico



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