[Olsr-dev] algorithm to generate BSSID from SSID and channel

Hans-Christoph Steiner (spam-protected)
Fri Jun 29 20:25:31 CEST 2012

On Jun 29, 2012, at 1:57 PM, Markus Kittenberger wrote:

> On Fri, Jun 29, 2012 at 7:29 PM, Hans-Christoph Steiner <(spam-protected)> wrote:
> Here's our idea for a standard algorithm for generating a static BSSID
> based on the SSID and the channel.  Aaron suggested using the channel
> directly in the BSSID to lower the risk of conflicts.  Basically,
> networks with the same BSSID on different channels will work,
> yes but many devices will actually connect to each other on such a setup.
> of course with quite bad reception as the channel is wrong,
> (in the lab with afair some bulelts this worked up to an offset of 15mhz!)
> -> use different BSSID
> Markus

Do you have a suggestion how to do this in an algorithm?  That's the goal: make an algorithm that takes an SSID and channel and generates a BSSID with the least likelyhood that there will be conflicts.

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