I have an existing UBNT WDS cloud (it's 2 Bullet2's and 2 Powerstation2's). I'd like to convert it to a mesh since I'm adding a second gateway (faster, lower latency).
Is there any recommended practices, suggestions, or gotchya's I should read ahead of time?
I've reflashed a meraki mini with robin/open-mesh firmware to get a handle on things; I'm going to do that to the other mini I have as well for convenience. Otherwise, I'm pretty adept at compiling and building stock OpenWRT, I'd be happy to help on ROBIN code since it's supporting my cloud.
Btw, my existing WDS cloud is about 3x7 miles, with very spotty coverage, but I've got a good reliable 1Mbps bidirectional link that goes 5 miles between nodes 1 and 2 and then 8 miles between nodes 2 and 3.
My only worry is that I'll lose distance when I move from ubnt firmware to robin firmware -- I've carefully selected antenna's and fiddled with configurations extensively to get this working I'm not anxious to break it