[UKids] "XO-1 classrooms" don't reliably connect to many/most Wifi AP's

T Gillett tgillett at gmail.com
Sun Feb 9 18:50:48 EST 2014

Hi Kevin

Are you saying that you can switch on your twelve XO-1s and that they will
automatically connect to a remembered AP?

Or did you connect them manually?


On Mon, Feb 10, 2014 at 9:33 AM, Kevin Gordon Gmail <kgordon420 at gmail.com>wrote:

> Potentially silly question. Once the xo-1 is successfully attached to an
> AP, does the mesh beaconing on those three channels on that box then
> potentially stop?
> I had my twelve xo -1s successfully attach to an AP, and run internet
> reliably, concurrently  . Powering up a virgin non-ap attached xo-1 is when
> I saw issues.
> Nota bene, I did no collaboration testing.
> Kg
> Sent from my currently functioning gadget
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> Subject: Re: [UKids] "XO-1 classrooms" don't reliably connect to many/most
> Wifi AP's
> On Mon, Feb 10, 2014 at 08:36:15AM +1000, T Gillett wrote:
> > Even when using the routers that 'Passed' our initial ten XO-1 test,
> > I can see that the XO monitoring the beacon times is being disturbed
> > by the presence of even a single XO-1 running mesh.
> Yes, same here.
> > As soon as this XO boots, the beacon times blow out on the
> > monitoring XO.
> You mean the last beacon time shown in the scan results? Yes, this
> demonstrates the underlying fault well; that the scan results for the
> access point are being lost.
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