Most posts on this forum relating to WDS and speed state that the speed of the WDS-link is half the speed of the slowest (Wifi) client.
I'm trying to understand why that is, specific to my setup.
My setup has a WDS-AP (https://openwrt.org/docs/guide-user/network/wifi/dumbap) and a WDS-client (https://openwrt.org/docs/guide-user/network/wifi/atheroswds) connected over 2.4 GHz. The WDS-client only "talks" to the AP and doesn't accept other Wifi clients. Potential Wifi-clients dont "see" the WDS-client, only the AP.
Both the AP and WDS-client dont do NAT, DHCP or firewall. So why would this link slow down the speed of all 2.4 GHz traffic?
Both the AP (Netgear R7800) and WDS-client (TP-Link Archer C7 v5) are on 18.06.4. The AP is wired to my router (which does the DHCP, NAT and Firewall).