Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 589134
Intel 5100 never connects at greater than 65Mb/sec
Last modified: 2010-12-03 10:03:20 EST
Description of problem:
The network applet never shows a speed greater than 65Mb/sec. I have
an i7 based laptop with the intel 5100 agn wireless chip.
The laptop is about 6 inches away from the Apple Wireless Extreme
File transfers peak at about 3MB/s
I am fairly sure that several months ago I was getting a
much higher throughput.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Use wireless networking
Network applet shows 65Mb/sec (or less)
I would hope to get at least 130Mb/sec
02:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 5100 AGN [Shiloh] Network Connection
The base station has been set up with a 5ghz and 2.4ghz access points.
I have a ralink 2870 wireless usb stick that I use on an old laptop
that connects at 130Mb/sec (and it is upstairs on the other side
of the house).
My Macbook Pro runs between 270 and 300 Mb/sec.
[jerry@bigbox net]$ iwconfig
lo no wireless extensions.
eth0 no wireless extensions.
wlan0 IEEE 802.11abgn ESSID:"jerrysnet_5GHz"
Mode:Managed Frequency:5.745 GHz Access Point: 00:24:36:A7:27:A4
Bit Rate=65 Mb/s Tx-Power=9 dBm
Retry long limit:7 RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
Link Quality=70/70 Signal level=-27 dBm
Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0
vboxnet0 no wireless extensions.
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