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 From:  Graham Dunn <gdunn at inscriber dot com>
 To:  Graham Dunn <gdunn at inscriber dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Re: LAN bandwidth - shaping
 Date:  Wed, 03 Nov 2004 15:14:49 -0500
Graham Dunn wrote:

> Dave Warren wrote:
>
>> Peter Parnican wrote:
>>
>>> From your experiences:  if you have conected 802.11b client to this 
>>> AP and
>>> 802.11g what is behaviour of AP. I hope AP using for g clintrs speed 
>>> 54Mb
>>> and for b 11Mbp... or use only the speed of the slowest client? (if 
>>> there is
>>> nitro technology then it should be OK also for diferent client)
>>>  
>>>
>> With most access points, A/B will share the same speed (A single B 
>> user will slow down all A users), but -G is 5.8GHz instead of 2.4GHz 
>> and as a result it doesn't really share anything with -B users, so 
>> you should be able to have different speeds simultaneously.
>
>
> I think you've got those reversed. 802.11b and g operate at the same 
> frequency (2.5GHz) You will see a slowdown in throughput when 802.11b 
> devices are associated with your 802.11g AP, and moreso when they send 
> and recieve data.

fat fingers... the proper frequency is 2.4GHz.

Graham