[Battlemesh] usb wifi dongle

Daniel Golle daniel at makrotopia.org
Tue Mar 15 12:22:25 CET 2016

Hi John,

On Tue, Mar 15, 2016 at 12:04:35PM +0100, John Crispin wrote:
> Hi,
> bit off-topic but i am scared to ask on one of the owrt lists ...
> i am in the unfortunate situation where i need to use a usb wifi dongle
> in AP mode. which chipsets work ? quick search on google yielded
> RTL8192cu which is scary as it is made by realtek, could this really be
> the one of choice ?

I had bad experience with RealTek's chips in AP mode -- aggregation
stopped working when ever more than one client connected to the AP.
Even rt2800usb does work much better than that...
ath9k_htc became rare and expensive, but supposedly works as well.



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