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What's Inside a Xirrus Wi-Fi Array?

Netstat -vat by Sean Michael Kerner (bio)

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From the 'Linux Everywhere' files:

LAS VEGAS. Interop is one of the largest non-vendor conferences still around.

All those conference goers connect over the Xirrus Wi-Fi array network that is deployed at the show.

Have you ever wondered what's inside of a Xirrus Wi-Fi array?

Sure there are some Atheros chips, but there is also a grain of open source goodness. That's right Interop's Xirrus Wi-Fi deployment is based on a Linux 2.6.x kernel.

No, I'm not surprised, but it's still good to know.

I got the full details and an explanation of how the array works on the Interop show floor this week. Check out the video after the jump for the full details:

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