125Mb with WHR-G54S ?

Discussion in 'Tomato Firmware' started by rs232, Sep 21, 2009.

  1. rs232

    rs232 Network Guru Member

    Is this possible to achieve 125Mb wireless with tomato on a WHR-G54S?
  2. SgtPepperKSU

    SgtPepperKSU Network Guru Member

    125 Mb? Sure, it'll just take you ~7 seconds to do so :wink:

    125 Mbps? Not a chance. It doesn't have the right hardware (802.11g has a typical throughput of 19 Mbps).
  3. occamsrazor

    occamsrazor Network Guru Member

    I thought with that model you could in theory connect at 125mbps using the Afterburner option, if your client WLAN card supported it to, or am I mistaken? As to what you'd get in real-world though.....
  4. rs232

    rs232 Network Guru Member

    I did mean megabit sure the speeds in networking is always in bits. So "M" should have been "m" ;-)

    According to the documentation:
    802.11g Wireless 125* High- Speed Mode" Transfer Rates When Used with 125* High- Speed Mode" Adapter

    I have 2x Buffalo, an WHR-HP-54G (54) and a WHR-G54S (128). Both have the afterburner configuration option under tomato. my laptop has an Intel wireless NIC... I'm just wondering if I affect the other clients enabling afterburner on the router.
  5. SgtPepperKSU

    SgtPepperKSU Network Guru Member

    No, you had the "M" correct (Mb == megabit). It was just the missing ps (per second) I was commenting on. You could easily do 125 Tb (terabits) wirelessly: just not in anywhere close to 1 second. :wink:
    I guess forget what I said about it not being possible. I didn't realize that the Afterburner rate was so high. Seeing 125 Mb[ps], I thought you were expecting 802.11n... :blush:
  6. occamsrazor

    occamsrazor Network Guru Member

    I've never really been sure exactly how much faster in practice the Afterburner rate is... I guess the simple answer would be to do some tests, but I'm too lazy right now :)
  7. RonWessels

    RonWessels Network Guru Member

    I have a recollection that, in at least some cases, Afterburner actually slows down the connection.
  8. kenyloveg

    kenyloveg LI Guru Member

    have you tried "AUTO" option, not "Enable". Though the actual transfer speed won't boot up much.
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