large-scale wireless [was: cpu needed to NAT 45mbs]

Frank Bulk frnkblk at
Tue Nov 13 18:06:30 UTC 2007

Foundry OEMs from Meru, which also uses a single-channel approach.  It does
not have an L1 requirement.


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Subject: Re: large-scale wireless [was: cpu needed to NAT 45mbs]

* frnkblk at (Frank Bulk) [Tue 13 Nov 2007, 14:24 CET]:
>If you're going with Extricom you don't need to worry about channel
>planning beyond adding more "channel blankets".

I understand Foundry's wireless products do the same thing.  Seems to
work ok but have not heard about larger test cases than a hundred or so

* carl at (Carl Karsten) [Tue 13 Nov 2007, 05:56 CET]:
>On Wifi for 1000:

In the context of that, you may wish to peruse the proceedings of the
last few CCC Congresses in Berlin, which had pretty much working
wireless - even with thousands of attendees:

(They're still looking for a sponsor of wireless equipment for this
year's edition, by the way)


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