[ubuntu-us-mi] 802.11n wifi

Mark mark.klug at ccagent.com
Thu Jan 15 15:33:07 GMT 2009


My first thought is to ask if the wireless card in computer is also an N
card.  The second thought is: are the drivers native Linux drivers?
Even if they are, they may just be copies of the 11g drivers without the
tweeks to enable the N.

Just thoughts,
Mark

Robert Citek wrote:
> A friend of mine recently setup an 802.11n wifi network[1] in his
> house using Ubuntu 8.10.  However, instead of getting 300 Mbps or even
> 100 Mbps, his data rate is 54 Mpbs.  Since this rate is no better than
> 802.11g, he was wondering is there something special he needs to do in
> order to get 802.11n speeds.
> 
> Thanks in advance for any pointers.
> 
> [1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/802.11n
> 
> Regards,
> - Robert
> 



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