[Sugar-devel] ESSIDs and BSSIDs, NM and Sugar
tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Tue Aug 11 13:05:22 EDT 2009
On Tue, Aug 11, 2009 at 19:02, Andrés
Nacelle<anacelle at plan.ceibal.edu.uy> wrote:
> On 7 Aug 09 Martin Langhoff posted that in presence of 2 identical SSID, the
> XO will always connect to the same BSSID.
> It happens that during the tests I've been doing lately, and wrote you
> about, happened exactly the opposite, the XO moved from one to another AP
> all the time. I'm saying this again in other to put booth ideas together.
> I don't know what you been doing Martin, or in witch condition that happened
> to you. I'm interested in knowing because maybe with that information we can
> manage to develop a net design protocol (kind of, maybe more like a tip) to
> get the best performance in the net. I mean you don't want the XO to be
> reconnecting all the time from one to another AP because of the extra load
> of packages in the net lost because of the need of actualisation on the
> tables in switches, etc. And in the other hand you expect the connection to
> be dynamic enough to choose between to BSSID when you are moving around, or
> when one of the AP's fails.
Out of curiosity, how do other laptops running non-sugar linux and
windows behave in this regard?
> Hope we can see whats really happening with this ESSID and BSSID stuff.
> Thanks, and reed you later, jeje.
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