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Posted by:jack2
Subject:Max rates other than 11 and 54 Mbps?
Date:09:53:35 10/02/2008

> It's also possible that it's an attempt to solve distance problems with the network - by forcing a lower rate you prevent clients from trying to connect at speeds you know won't work in your environment.

Yes, but I thought that 802.11 had a rate control mechanism that was supposed to do this? I.e. if the signal is bad then both sides drop down to a lower transmission speed.

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