Big Temporary Networks

Masataka Ohta mohta at
Sun Sep 16 18:30:53 UTC 2012

Jay Ashworth wrote:

> Well, yes, but that wasn't what Bill was talking about.  He was talking about
> AP's being "nice" to associated clients who are in powersave mode, at the
> expensive of all the other connected clients, by buffering multicast packets
> until one or more DTIM frames are sent.

I know. But, there are other reasons why multicast over WLAN
behaves poorly.

Thus, protocols heavily depending on broadcast/multicast, such
as ND, will suffer.

						Masataka Ohta

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