Improving wifi roaming without mesh routers

By Atomstar on Friday 5 April 2019 17:57 - Comments (8)
Category: Smarthome, Views: 13.243

Although I've managed to get WiFi connection in most corners of my house, I still had limited signal in my garden ('for one of those days you can squint your eyes in the sun trying to read the screen', a friend joked). Although this situation rarely happens, I still like to fix things in theory sometimes :p

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VLAN tagging on OpenWRT/managed switches

By Atomstar on Wednesday 3 April 2019 20:31 - Comments (5)
Category: Smarthome, Views: 5.908

I wanted to place my router somewhere not in the meterkast, so I used VLAN tagging on a managed switch to get the WAN data to the router and my LAN data back on the same wire (but different VLAN) to distribute to the rest of the house.

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