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Re: Help needed with home network configuration

On Sunday, April 15, 2018 12:48:35 PM Reco wrote:
> 	Hi.
> On Sun, Apr 15, 2018 at 08:05:12AM -0400, rhkramer@gmail.com wrote:
> > On Saturday, April 14, 2018 03:57:08 AM Reco wrote:
> > > Back in the day I used two Raspberry Pi for improving WiFi coverage.
> > > It was very straightforward, although somewhat unconventional
> > > configuration - two WiFi APs with the same SSID ('AP name' in layman
> > > terms), each brigded to the same wired VLAN. Worked better than I was
> > > anticipated, although I haven't bothered with 802.1n.
> > 
> > Out of curiosity, did they run on two different radio channels, or the
> > same?
> That's the best part. Several APs can have different channels in this
> configuration, theoretically it's even possible for them to have
> different bands (one with 2.4Ghz and another one with 5Ghz).
> But convincing a WiFi station (a client) to seamlessly switch (the way
> 802.11r describes it) between APs in such scenario is impossible.
> So I came to manually setting the same channel for both APs, and
> changing it once per week.


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