Wireless (Edimax EW-7128g / ral) to work on FreeBSD 7.0

RODNEY ROGER lolrodney at gmail.com
Fri Aug 8 17:13:58 UTC 2008

On Fri, Aug 8, 2008 at 7:46 AM, David Gurvich <david.gurvich at verizon.net> wrote:
> I'm not sure of your settings, but increasing tx power is only good for
> transmitting and will increase noise, hurting reception.  Your S:N
> numbers look quite poor, I rarely get any handshake when signal is that
> bad. I'm surprised you managed to get a dhcp offer.
> Have you tried this computer in the same location as the windows
> machines?  How far from the router are you compared to those?

The machines are right near each other. I've even tried swapping the
antennas only to find the same result. I tried decreasing txpower to
32, 36, 40 which did not seem to help.

My laptop is even farther away (about 50 feet) from the router than my
freebsd machine and has a much better signal.

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