The rate is not set automatically

iwconfig eth0 rate 54M

On 12/21/06, Harald Dunkel <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Hi folks,
>
> If I scan for my gateway (WRT54G) then I get:
>
>           Cell 02 - Address: 00:0C:41:9D:2A:33
>                     ESSID:"harrinet"
>                     Protocol:IEEE 802.11bg
>                     Mode:Master
>                     Channel:5
>                     Encryption key:on
>                     Bit Rates:1 Mb/s; 2 Mb/s; 5.5 Mb/s; 6 Mb/s; 9 Mb/s
>                               11 Mb/s; 12 Mb/s; 18 Mb/s; 24 Mb/s; 36 Mb/s
>                               48 Mb/s; 54 Mb/s
>                     Quality=100/100  Signal level=100/100
>                     IE: WPA Version 1
>                         Group Cipher : TKIP
>                         Pairwise Ciphers (1) : TKIP
>                         Authentication Suites (1) : PSK
>                     Extra: Last beacon: 84ms ago
>
> But the WLAN connection via zd1211rw is horrible slow, compared to the old
> zd1211-83. iwconfig shows that the local port is running just with 11 mbit:
>
> % iwconfig wlan0
> wlan0     802.11g zd1211  ESSID:"harrinet"
>           Mode:Managed  Frequency:2.432 GHz  Access Point: 00:0C:41:9D:2A:33
>           Bit Rate=11 Mb/s
>           Link Quality=97/100  Signal level=93/100
>           Rx invalid nwid:0  Rx invalid crypt:0  Rx invalid frag:0
>           Tx excessive retries:0  Invalid misc:0   Missed beacon:0
>
> How comes? Link quality doesn't look so bad. Shouldn't they agree upon
> some higher bandwidth, e.g. 54 mbit?
>
>
> Bus 001 Device 005: ID 0ace:1211 ZyDAS 802.11b/g USB2 WiFi
>
>
> Any hint would be highly appreciated.
>
>
> Regards
>
> Harri
>
>
>
>
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