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Intel Pro/Wireless 3945ABG Ad-Hoc Network

idata
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Hi all,

I am having difficulties to setup an ad hoc network with more than 2 peers. The nodes' specification is described as below:

- 1 Laptop A (Windows XP Professional Version 2002 Service Pack 2, Intel pro/wireless 3945abg driver version 10.1.0.13)

- 1 Laptop B (Windows Vista Home Premium, Service Pack 1, Intel pro/wireless 3945abg driver version 11.1.1.16)

- 1 Laptop C (Linux iwl3945 driver)

- 3 PDA with Samsung wireless adapter

Note: Fixed IP address is applied. All peers are forced to use the same bssid. All peers are forced to use the same default ad-hoc channel.

Case 1: Laptop A to B -> Success

Case 2: Laptop A to 1 PDA -> Success but the percentage of the peers getting connected is low

Case 3: Laptop B to 1 PDA -> Success but the percentage of the peers getting connected is low

Case 4: Laptop A/B to more than 1 PDA -> Fail

Case 5: Laptop C to 3 PDAs -> Success

Case 6: Laptop A/B attempt to join Case 5 peers -> Fail

Please advise if any configuration is necessary in the Windows Laptop to resolve the failed case? Is Intel Pro/Wireless 3945 windows version limited to 1-to-1 peer? Your help is highly appreciated. Thank you very much.

Best regards,

yokekhei

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