[Battlemesh] 802.11ac improvements [was: What hardware still works?]

Jonathan Morton chromatix99 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 25 16:25:43 CET 2016

> On 25 Feb, 2016, at 17:21, Adam Longwill <adam.longwill at gmail.com> wrote:
> Above Atheros is mentioned, which kind? what's the difference between each iteration or family? 

Atheros is very simple as far as families are concerned:  ath5k is 802.11g, ath9k is 802.11n, and ath10k is 802.11ac.  However, while ath5k and 9k are softMACs with good drivers, ath10k is a hardMAC with closed firmware.

Others may know more about individual models.

 - Jonathan Morton

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