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Re: NetworkManager Eureka



On Mon, 2005-06-20 at 11:33 -0700, Michael A. Peters wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-06-20 at 13:56 -0400, David Cary Hart wrote:
> > I traded MadWiFi for NdisWrapper. Not only does NM now work (although
> > the changeover is a bit slow) but wireless is faster and more stable.
> 
> Were you using NetworkManager?

No. It would not work at all with MadWifi.
> 
> madwifi is stable for me on two different machines - unless I try to use
> NetworkManager - then it doesn't work so well. But using standard
> networking, it is rock solid. That indicates (to me anyway) the problem
> is actually with NetworkManager.
> 
> But whatever works - that's the ticket :)

MadWifi was unstable with respect to rate. It would occasionally drop to
to 1mb/sec. Furthermore, it always degraded with time. It would start at
36mbs and eventually fall to 6mbs within a few hours.

Ndiswrapper provides a consistent speed at 48-54mbs.
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