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In wifi, latency varies dramatically with load. 802.11 is a half-duplex medium (only one user can transmit at a time on a given channel), so as more users transmit, it's more likely that you will have to wait for a time slot. Thus there can be nospecific latency, just as there can be no specific per-user throughput.


It's not pretty, but works: #!/bin/bash TAP0="tap0" TAP1="tap1" # use different subnets IP0="" IP1="" # some fake ips in yet different subnets FAKE0="" FAKE1="" ip tuntap add dev $TAP0 mode tap; ip tuntap add dev $TAP1 mode tap; ip addr add $IP0 dev $TAP0; ip addr add $IP1 dev $TAP1; ifconfig $TAP0 inet $IP0 netmask ...


I found a workaround in the end. It works fine in my situation but does require the use of a VM; there might well be a more elegant solution. Be warned. This method uses VMware Workstation (note that Player is not sufficient). I used Ubuntu Desktop and Ubuntu Server as host and guest OS, respectively. Workstation has a 'virtual network editor' (separate ...

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