meeting network

Jay Ashworth jra at
Tue Oct 11 01:22:55 UTC 2011

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Christopher Morrow" <morrowc.lists at>

> As to the hotel room wifi... apparently when you have 490 rooms in the
> hotel (full) and only provision your internal NAT space as a /23 ...
> things work 'fine' most days. When a networking conference comes to
> visit with 3+ devices requiring IP in each room... the whole hotel
> network stops :( Last night the display systems in the lobby and the
> hotel registration machines were all broken :( The hotel's network
> people (in NYC) are supposedly 'on a fix', who knows... (is expanding
> the nat subnet THAT hard?)

So who comes to a conference like this without a crossband router running WRT 
in repeater mode, with 11a on the back side?  :-)

-- jra
Jay R. Ashworth                  Baylink                       jra at
Designer                     The Things I Think                       RFC 2100
Ashworth & Associates         2000 Land Rover DII
St Petersburg FL USA             +1 727 647 1274

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