Duke University sees iPhone WiFi problem

Duke University sees iPhone WiFi problem The WiFi connection on Apple’s recently released iPhone seems to be the source of a big headache for network administrators at Duke University. The built-in 802.11b/g adapters on several iPhones periodically flood sections of the school’s pervasive wireless network with MAC address requests, temporarily knocking out anywhere from a dozen to 30 wireless access points at a time. Campus network staff are talking with Cisco, the main WLAN provider, and have opened a help desk ticket with Apple. But so far, the precise cause of the problem remains unknown. “Because of the time...

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