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by ncrossley
Wed Apr 29, 2009 1:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: Kill Canopys
Replies: 69
Views: 18195

Re: Kill Canopys

I finally have more time to get back to this issue, will be working on a tool to bring Canopy to it's knees. Motorola is a major thorn in my side and I WILL NOT PLAY NICE.
Sorry it took so long to post back.
by ncrossley
Fri Jul 18, 2008 1:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: Simple Queue question
Replies: 1
Views: 426

Simple Queue question

Hey, looking to setup a PCQ rule to evenly distribute bandwidth on an 802.11b network.
everything i have tried thus far isn't working.

Using NAT SRCNAT Masq.
DHCP Server that dns forwards to DNS server on the network

Any help on this would be great guys, thanks
by ncrossley
Tue Jun 10, 2008 4:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Kill Canopys
Replies: 69
Views: 18195

Re: Kill Canopys

Mikrotik wouldn't be the solution you would need your radio manuf. to build better radios that have more noise immunity. Also note if you contact Canopy looking to buy their product they will tell you straight up, if you want to cause other WISP's not utilizing Canopy problems. Then buy their produc...
by ncrossley
Sat Jun 07, 2008 3:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: Kill Canopys
Replies: 69
Views: 18195

Re: Kill Canopys

trying to break their oh so wonderful noise immunity with some noise ;)
by ncrossley
Sat Jun 07, 2008 2:57 am
Forum: General
Topic: Kill Canopys
Replies: 69
Views: 18195

Re: Kill Canopys

Initial Info for Canopy Killer 1.0



Focus mainly on 900mhz SM at current time.
Utilizing Every day technology with a little creativity.
EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY ;)
by ncrossley
Thu Jun 05, 2008 3:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Kill Canopys
Replies: 69
Views: 18195

Re: Kill Canopys

Initial design on Canopy Killer 1.0 underway.
Website soon to come.
Keep Tuned!
by ncrossley
Wed May 21, 2008 6:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Kill Canopys
Replies: 69
Views: 18195

Re: Kill Canopys

Maybe will start a site on this as Canopy is a major thorn in the side of the real WISP!
What everyone think?
by ncrossley
Thu Mar 13, 2008 6:29 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: WDS Connection Limit?
Replies: 1
Views: 907

Re: WDS Connection Limit?

I currently have a WDS access point configured useing XR9 radios. The AP is 1.3ghz intel with routeros 2.9.50 currently having problems sustaining 31 active connections. The connections stay active but bandwidth available to stations is random at about 20kbps to 100kbps. There is aprox. 20mbit avai...
by ncrossley
Thu Mar 13, 2008 3:37 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: WDS Connection Limit?
Replies: 1
Views: 907

WDS Connection Limit?

I currently have a WDS access point configured useing XR9 radios. The AP is 1.3ghz intel with routeros 2.9.50 currently having problems sustaining 31 active connections. The connections stay active but bandwidth available to stations is random at about 20kbps to 100kbps. There is aprox. 20mbit avail...
by ncrossley
Tue Mar 11, 2008 11:42 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Station Queues
Replies: 3
Views: 858

Re: Station Queues

Every where I have looked I have had to set default limits for both up and down, i want an overall limit of 2mbit

Ie 1mbit up 1 down
1.5up .5 down
and so on.
Am I looking in the wrong place??
by ncrossley
Tue Mar 11, 2008 11:32 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: Station Queues
Replies: 3
Views: 858

Station Queues

Hi, I am currently running wide open system, wanting to limit all stations at there unit to 2mbit overall traffic on the device. Is this easily done? Running 2.9.50 on all equipment.

Thanks for the help guys.
by ncrossley
Fri Feb 08, 2008 3:01 pm
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB600 Rebooting after 2-5min
Replies: 2
Views: 1132

Re: RB600 Rebooting after 2-5min

UPDATE: Increased to 48V 1.4 A, all seems fine now.


Edit: RB600 is running 4XR52H, 40M cat5
by ncrossley
Fri Feb 08, 2008 2:06 am
Forum: RouterBOARD hardware
Topic: RB600 Rebooting after 2-5min
Replies: 2
Views: 1132

RB600 Rebooting after 2-5min

How much voltage/amperage will RB600 take MAXIMUM? Currently running 48v 1A
by ncrossley
Fri Feb 01, 2008 4:55 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: ROS 2.9.50 & 3.x clients (possibly) incompatible?
Replies: 27
Views: 4023

Re: ROS 2.9.50 & 3.x clients (possibly) incompatible?

3.2 Released, lets test :D
by ncrossley
Tue Jan 29, 2008 2:44 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Quick Setup Question
Replies: 28
Views: 2877

Re: Quick Setup Question

Just wondering if you received the email? because, I got the following message from my mail server. This is an automatically generated Delivery Status Notification. THIS IS A WARNING MESSAGE ONLY. YOU DO NOT NEED TO RESEND YOUR MESSAGE. Delivery to the following recipients has been delayed. <admin@...
by ncrossley
Mon Jan 28, 2008 8:57 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Quick Setup Question
Replies: 28
Views: 2877

Re: Quick Setup Question

Thanks anyhow man, if you do have time some time would appreciate it. No problem.. I have time.. I have lots of it... considering I am unemployed and trying to start this business to create some kind of an income for myself off this WISP. I will get right on it for ya. Respectfully, Eric W. H. Gett...
by ncrossley
Mon Jan 28, 2008 6:57 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Quick Setup Question
Replies: 28
Views: 2877

Re: Quick Setup Question

Thanks anyhow man, if you do have time some time would appreciate it.
by ncrossley
Mon Jan 28, 2008 6:00 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Quick Setup Question
Replies: 28
Views: 2877

Re: Quick Setup Question

I wrote some "visual" (winbox) guide to do that, but it's in italian... :(
Could I maybe get a copy of that?
May be able to get it somewhat translated lol.
by ncrossley
Mon Jan 28, 2008 5:48 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Quick Setup Question
Replies: 28
Views: 2877

Re: Quick Setup Question

Thank you mipland.
by ncrossley
Mon Jan 28, 2008 5:27 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Quick Setup Question
Replies: 28
Views: 2877

Re: Quick Setup Question

I think here , here and here you can find anything you want. Things like WDS, frequency, radio propagation, etc... is not in the "Mikrotik domain", but in the "general wireless domain", and you can find tons of info regarding that on Internet. There's no Mikrotik's page to help you on what is a net...
by ncrossley
Mon Jan 28, 2008 5:03 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Quick Setup Question
Replies: 28
Views: 2877

Re: Quick Setup Question

I hear ya man, just forked out $40k on gear. And am not very happy yet. The option was Mikrotik or Motorola, I said hey i'll give the underdog a go!
by ncrossley
Mon Jan 28, 2008 3:04 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: ROS 2.9.50 & 3.x clients (possibly) incompatible?
Replies: 27
Views: 4023

Re: ROS 2.9.50 & 3.x clients (possibly) incompatible?

Improvement in regards to...?
Cross compatibility with 2.9.50
by ncrossley
Mon Jan 28, 2008 2:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Intel PCIe card compatibility check
Replies: 4
Views: 856

Re: Intel PCIe card compatibility check

Thanks gmsmstr
Quick, to the point, GREAT HELP!!!
by ncrossley
Mon Jan 28, 2008 2:41 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Quick Setup Question
Replies: 28
Views: 2877

Re: Quick Setup Question

WDS Support seems to work quite well SO FAR. The disadvantages i'm currently having are reduced bandwidth, seems everyone has the availibility to only 6mbit(spread over all users) of tcp throughput when 20+ mbit is available to them. This may be a RF/Microwave constriction have not had any luck havi...
by ncrossley
Mon Jan 28, 2008 2:31 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Quick Setup Question
Replies: 28
Views: 2877

Re: Quick Setup Question

Should have been more detailed, I mean in general the forums seem to about 80% result in OH you should contact this consultant for more help. Just seems that more times then not someone is giving the VERY BASIC information but only leading you to a path that involves you contacting and paying someon...
by ncrossley
Sun Jan 27, 2008 11:42 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Quick Setup Question
Replies: 28
Views: 2877

Re: Quick Setup Question

Well Begining to notice the help forums are more for people spamming their services for paid help only, dissapointing...
by ncrossley
Thu Jan 24, 2008 8:40 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: ROS 2.9.50 & 3.x clients (possibly) incompatible?
Replies: 27
Views: 4023

Re: ROS 2.9.50 & 3.x clients (possibly) incompatible?

Any improvement with 3.1?
by ncrossley
Thu Jan 24, 2008 3:17 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Quick Setup Question
Replies: 28
Views: 2877

Re: Quick Setup Question

Right now useing WDS with 14 users on this current AP, all seems stable, but need to push at least 50 CPE's to one AP. Having problems with bending my head around the fact i'm set at 2gh-5mhz, only 6mbit available and seems all clients share that 6mbit. *Edit Don't really want to move away from WDS ...
by ncrossley
Tue Jan 22, 2008 3:10 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Quick Setup Question
Replies: 28
Views: 2877

Quick Setup Question

Hey guys, looking to do the following. Main Feed is going to location 1 which i have a 3ghz x86 routeros machine that i want to send out to 3 access points and shoot another backhaul feed off to location 2. Right now we employ WDS i'm pretty sure will have to move away from WDS, whats the next best ...
by ncrossley
Mon Jan 21, 2008 8:34 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: AP Setup Problems.
Replies: 8
Views: 1524

Re: AP Setup Problems.

Thanks for everything, will do some more research as well.
by ncrossley
Mon Jan 21, 2008 5:09 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: AP Setup Problems.
Replies: 8
Views: 1524

Re: AP Setup Problems.

So best bet would be drop down to 2ghz 5mhz?
by ncrossley
Mon Jan 21, 2008 3:23 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: ROS 2.9.50 & 3.x clients (possibly) incompatible?
Replies: 27
Views: 4023

Re: ROS 2.9.50 & 3.x clients (possibly) incompatible?

Whats the compatibility issue?
No way to resolve other then mass upgrade?
by ncrossley
Mon Jan 21, 2008 2:30 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: AP Setup Problems.
Replies: 8
Views: 1524

Re: AP Setup Problems.

Canada
by ncrossley
Sun Jan 20, 2008 9:47 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: AP Setup Problems.
Replies: 8
Views: 1524

Re: AP Setup Problems.

Up to about 10 clients I am perfectly fine, everyone stable around 5mbit with bursts up to 12mbit or so. Problem really starts being noticeable at client 12/13 and exponentially worse with every device I add after that. Does not only hurt the new user but all users suffer from the speed loss. Should...
by ncrossley
Fri Jan 18, 2008 7:14 pm
Forum: Beginner Basics
Topic: AP Setup Problems.
Replies: 8
Views: 1524

AP Setup Problems.

1 X Omni Directional 900mhz 1 X XR9 Wireless Radio/8 port MiniPCI/PCI adapter 1 X x86 1.3Ghz based routeros system 12X RB133C3/XR9 Combo Client units Configuration is as follows. AP Configuration: G Mode The AP is fed from a 10mbit dedicated connection Hardwired into the LAN port. Created a Bridge i...
by ncrossley
Fri Jan 18, 2008 7:00 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Network Problem, Speed not there
Replies: 1
Views: 683

Network Problem, Speed not there

1 X Omni Directional 900mhz 1 X XR9 Wireless Radio/8 port MiniPCI/PCI adapter 1 X x86 1.3Ghz based routeros system 12X RB133C3/XR9 Combo Client units Configuration is as follows. AP Configuration: G Mode The AP is fed from a 10mbit dedicated connection Hardwired into the LAN port. Created a Bridge i...
by ncrossley
Tue Jan 15, 2008 4:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RouterOS 3.0
Replies: 70
Views: 13116

RouterOS 3.0

RouterOS 3.0 final??? WOOT!
by ncrossley
Tue Jul 17, 2007 10:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: forcedeth compatible driver?
Replies: 1
Views: 341

forcedeth compatible driver?

Are there any Forcedeth compatible drivers I can load into RouterOS 2.9?