[Battlemesh] recommendations for 40Km Link / OpenWRT on ubnt ath9k hw ?

Mitar mitar at tnode.com
Wed Mar 26 02:04:27 CET 2014


Let me once more call for open TDMA ath9k drivers!


> El 25/03/14 09:46, Laurent GUERBY escribió:
>> On Mon, 2014-03-24 at 18:58 -0300, Nicolás Echániz wrote:
>>> We plan to use OpenWrt everywhere when ath9k gets more stable, so far we
>>> have had different issues with every release we tested for the past year
>>> or so.
>> Hi,
>> Did you open bugs for these issues? We'd like to migrate
>> our ubnt gear from AirOS to OpenWRT so we're really
>> interested in experiences/bugs/...
> We reported many that were fixed over time, but then hit new ones.
> We bumped into things that are quite difficult to reproduce "in the
> lab", like a radio stopping to receive any packets for no apparent
> reason. Or a whole adhoc cloud going numb for minutes when one node is
> reset or powered off.
> We gave Felix direct access to nodes inb one of our networks so he could
> see some of these symptoms first hand a while back. This is always an
> option.
> These bugs I'm mentioning were fixed later on but others crawled in.
> Guido can better comment on the last one he hit (I haven't updated for a
> while now).
> I'm currently using a not-current wireless with bugs I know how to work
> around... but this is not an option for town to town links where a lot
> of people are depending on stability there.
> Regarding raw performance, we have the same experience others expressed.
> OpenWrt on ath9k performs more or less the same as AirOS; more on hidden
> nodes, TDMA, etc. on next email :)
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