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  1. #1

    Wireless connection very slow

    Hi, I've installed madwifi and my connection seems to be incredibly slow compared to Windows. I generally have to wait 5-10 seconds for a webpage to open, it's like using dial-up!

    Is there anything I can do to optimize this connection? My router specifically says the card must be set to Infrastructure mode, all I see is Auto, Managed, and Ad-Hoc in the settings, could that be why? I can get a connection with Auto and Managed, but not with Ad-Hoc.

    Any help is appreciated, thanks.


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    Linux Guru lakerdonald's Avatar
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    St. Petersburg, FL
    Managed = Infrastructure = Access Point scenario
    Ad-Hoc = One Wireless card feeding off another wireless card which is connected with a wired connection, so it's almost like taking a laptop and turning it into an AP.

    As to the speed issue, how fast is your card?

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    My card and router are both capable of receiving @ 108mbps.

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