[ILUG] Routing problem
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Sun Mar 1 19:56:17 GMT 2009
I suspect the card is duff.
I live in the country and there is only one other wireless connection
within scanning range. Also I use WPA-PSK encryption with a long,
randomly generated key and lock the router on specific MAC addresses. So
I don't think its people nicking my bandwidth. I will change the
encryption key anyhow just to be double sure.
> On Sun, Mar 1, 2009 at 7:01 PM, Kevin <lists at cybercolloids.net> wrote:
>> There does seem to be something wrong with it - the signal quality is claims
>> to get from the access point is about 50% - which is weak considering the
>> access point is about 15 feet away. Also it constantly backs off the rate
>> from 54M down to 1M - my guess is either the wireless card or the router are
>> decrepit - does that sound reasonable?
> It really depends how many people use the same channel as you, you
> might want to survey your place (using monitor on the card) then
> change the channel on the wireless. Also if this is really slow, maybe
> someone is tapping into your connection? Try changing the key and
> encryption if you are using WEP.
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