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wireless modes broken 2G 802.11b/g/n and 5G a/n/ac

Discussion in 'ASUSWRT - Official' started by Grisu, Jul 18, 2018.

  1. Grisu

    Grisu Very Senior Member

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    I tested some wireless settings and they all buggy in 2G and 5G!
    2G n only would be exactly what is described for legacy while 2G legacy should be named b/g!
    Said that I completely missing the usefull 2G g/n mixed mode without problematic b (22MHz-DSSS)

    2G wireless mode
    auto: b/g/n -> correct
    legacy: b/g -> NOT correct as n (54Mbps) missing!
    n only: b/g/n -> NOT correct as opening b/g too!

    5G wireless mode
    auto: a/n/ac -> correct
    legacy: a -> NOT correct as n (54Mbps) missing!
    n only: a/n -> NOT correct as opening a too!
    n/ac mixed: a/n/ac -> NOT correct as opening a too!

    Even more paranoid there is are same settings but different 5G help popup for 86U(middle N/AC missing) and 68U(right).

    2G.jpg 5G.jpg 5G_68U.jpg

    Tested n/ac with WiFi card set to 802.11a only and could connect on 68U and 86U!
    I set all those modes and compared them with shown modes in Acrylic Wifi.

    Sorry, but what is Asus doing here for years now?
    Others can easily manage these settings correct.
    Its really no high tech engineering to manage this!
     
    Last edited: Jul 19, 2018
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  3. Sinner

    Sinner Senior Member

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    This is an interesting find. Gonna take a closer look at my 3100 and see if similar issue.
     
  4. Grisu

    Grisu Very Senior Member

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    Nobody else who is looking into this issue, that meaninglessly for all of you?
    For me these are really basic features and even they are broken on asus mainstream routers.
    Dont want to know whatelse is not working as supposed to.
     
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