slow wlan connection on atheros chipset

David Strauss ubuntu at
Fri Oct 14 21:39:49 UTC 2005

On Fri, 2005-10-14 at 21:41 +0200, Philip Axer wrote:
> Hi,
> after a while of happiness some minor difficulties are comming up. My breezy 
> seems to be a real snail. The complete network bandwith doesn't exceed 
> 150kb/s in my LAN 10cm near the access point. What can I do to speed up the 
> thing. I'm using the in box madwifi module to with an atheros a/b minipci 
> card.
> Philip

No problems here with MadWiFi for my a/b card, which it probably the
same as yours.

1. Try moving farther away from the access point. RF isn't always better
when closer.
2. Test bandwidth against something on the wired network, or at least
the same setup running Windows for comparison.

David Strauss <ubuntu at>

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