[Server-devel] Sharing Expreriences
wad at laptop.org
Fri Mar 14 00:42:07 EDT 2008
I'd like to see other responses to your post as well...
Go ahead and request an active antenna from Julia --- they
are easier to play with than access points. But in your deployments
you will need access points.
On Mar 14, 2008, at 12:17 AM, Rafael Enrique Ortiz Guerrero wrote:
> Hi John
> I'll begin with Build 160 then, and i'll wait to see figures for
> the active antenna.
> thanks for your reply and surely i will be bothering you guys for
> any further doubts.:)
> On Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 10:56 PM, John Watlington <wad at laptop.org>
> I would start with the stock installation, from USB key or CD
> on any old PC with a couple of network interfaces.
> Build 160 is surprisingly easy to get up and working...
> In schools which have more than 120 or so students, we are
> recommending traditional 802.11b/g access points,
> bridging wireless channels 1, 6, and 11 onto a wired LAN
> connected to a school server.
> The active antenna are more suitable for less dense deployments,
> where there are less laptops per channel. We are setting up tests
> to allow us to qualify and improve these numbers.
> On Mar 13, 2008, at 5:29 PM, Rafael Enrique Ortiz Guerrero wrote:
> > Hello,
> > In the next couple of months, we are going to begin an OLPC pilot
> > here in Colombia, i've been lurking around in this list
> > to learn about the school server installation and so on, although
> > there are nice documents in the wiki, that i'm beginning to
> > translate to spanish, i wanted to know if anyone of you have
> > special recommendations for this installation or also wanted to
> > share with me your experiences about it, although i haven't been in
> > the designated places to this pilot, i'm beginning to make a test
> > environment.
> > Are there any special metodologies that i should follow to do this ?
> > what are your experiences with the active antennas?
> > Thanks and looking forward to hear your answers :)!
> > --
> > Rafael Enrique Ortiz Guerrero
> > One Laptop Per Child
> > rafael at laptop.org
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