I have about 30 WDS APs running with SR5 and CM9 radios.
I'm using them as an ad hoc mesh, almost all of them connected directly to one base station where I have 3 ADSL connections and one dedicated DSL "very expensive" connection.
It all works fine for minutes, and suddenly bandwidth drops abruptly, almost as if they were all disconnected. Stays like that a few seconds, and we're up and running again...
There are two central RB532 each with two SR5 radios. Two @5700GHz and the other two @5500GHz. I don’t use more than 2 Mbps (when I can get them), and normally everything works fine. CPUs work almost all of the time at 5% of usage, but when bandwidth drops, CPUs go to 100% usage, stay there, and back to normality.
Of course, I assume CPU usage is dropping my network, but,
COULD CDMA BACKOFF FUNCTION BE CAUSING THIS?
I studied the Log, but I see nothing strange there (at least, nothing that happens exactly when CPUs are heavily loaded)
As my customers complain, I raise more equipment to the tower, and I gues I’m just making it worst myself, ain’t I?