Originally Posted by jpollard
Unless your system has multiple wireless network devices, you are using only one connection at a time.
Access points are normally external to the system.
Linux can support multiple wireless interfaces at the same time, but it would be an unusual configuration.
I just meant my NM has multiple access point configurations defined. Like nearly all laptops, it has only one physical wireless set. I don't think I've even heard of a laptop sold with more than one wireless hardware, maybe special ones for network testing.