[ltp] Intel 5100/5300 failures at 802.11n 5GHz?
Thu, 17 Feb 2011 14:29:41 -0500
There is no G on the 5GHz band; the 2.4GHz works fine. On 5GHz there's
only A, N, or mixed A and N; running N only doesn't work, as described.
On Thu, Feb 17, 2011 at 11:16:02AM -0800, Jason Brooks wrote:
> the 5100 is a draft 2 n adapter that supports what you want to do but
> a lot of routers do not do mixed mode draft 2 n. Try selecting G only
> or N only.
> On Thu, Feb 17, 2011 at 8:02 AM, Jesse Sheidlower <email@example.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, Feb 17, 2011 at 03:13:30PM +0100, Jochen Schulz wrote:
> >> Jesse Sheidlower:
> >> >
> >> > I have two ThinkPads with Intel WiFi cards, a W500 with the 5100 AGN and
> >> > an X301 with the 5300 AGN. I've consistently had problems connecting to
> >> > 802.11n on the 5GHz band. I would either not see the SSID for this band,
> >> > or I would see it but be unable to connect to it.
> >> Do you use 40 MHz channels? I have problems with this using my 5300agn
> >> as well.
> > I've tried using 20 MHz and 40 MHz; neither of them work. I've also
> > tried setting channels individually. (Of course, I'd like my computer to
> > Just Work with whatever the router is using; I don't always have the
> > luxury of access to the router.)
> > I would have thought this would be a more widely reported issue; I'd
> > assume I'm doing something wrong, if it weren't for the fact that I'm
> > getting the same thing on both ThinkPads.
> > Jesse Sheidlower
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