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Changes from Version 1 of UserDocs/PerformanceTuning

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     2'''Disabling Background Scanning in Client Mode''' 
     4In a dedicated link topology where you never want your client to roam to a different access point, you will want to disable client background scanning. In a bridged backhaul topology it was found that this significantly increased total throughput and possibly stability. Basically, by default madwifi clients will stop passing traffic temporarily to do a background scan of available access points. So this is unnecessary and undesirable in a dedicated link topology. 
     6The results of disabling this functionality were extremely positive in allowing better bi-directional and single direction throughputs. 
     8To disable it: 
     11iwpriv ath0 bgscan 0