nanog53 network status

Noah Weis nweis at
Mon Oct 10 17:54:58 UTC 2011

Nick, we actually do limit the client power settings, by default, for the
very reasons you mention.


On Mon, Oct 10, 2011 at 12:43 PM, Nick Hilliard <nick at> wrote:

> On 10/10/2011 16:01, Anton Kapela wrote:
> > Please relay any outstanding issues my way--I'll route to Verilan,
> > which is handling the network and wireless support for the meeting.
> If Verilan has the ability to limit client power settings, these should
> also be reduced as far as possible.   Some drivers ignore these hints,
> because the software driver authors know that MOAR POWER means better
> connectivity, right?.  Verilan may find that completely disabling a tiny
> number of badly-behaved clients can dramatically improve quality of service
> for everyone else.
> Nick


Noah K. Weis
Verilan, Inc.
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