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Re: Slow wireless

From: Keith Clark <keithclark_at_nospam>
Date: Sat Oct 08 2011 - 03:13:28 GMT
To: users@lists.fedoraproject.org

On Fri, 2011-10-07 at 21:55 -0500, Richard Shaw wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 7, 2011 at 9:47 PM, Keith Clark
> <keithclark@waterloosubstop.com> wrote:
> > I'm running Fedora 15 on a laptop with a Broadcom 4318 wireless card.
> > The Network Settings shows I'm connected at 54 Mbps, but my actual
> > download speeds tested with speedtest.net show only about 0.15 Mbps
> > download and 0.24 Mbps upload. My service is 2 Mbps download and 0.5
> > Mbps upload.
> My wife didn't have quite the same issue. On her laptop she would get
> poor transfers of about 2.5MB/s but this was computer to computer on
> local wireless network. She would also get where other computers could
> see her and because of that network printers would drop off. Adding
> the following:
> options b43 nohwcrypt=1
> to /etc/modprobe.d/b43.conf
> seemed to help. Others report adding "qos=1" to that helps as well.
> Just google around for broadcomm and nohwcrypt.
> Richard

Hey Richard,

I don't have b43.conf. I have openfwwf.conf. The line options b43
nohwcrypt=1 qos=0 is already in there.


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