Subject: Re: wi0: recap
To: Peter Seebach <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 12/27/2000 17:42:09
In message <200012272019.OAA24491@guild.plethora.net>, Peter Seebach writes:
>>Could be that the card's internal firmware crashed.
>I have support for this; Intersil told me that I may need newer firmware
>to use ad-hoc mode.
In bss mode, there are frequent link-level messages to (and maybe from)
the card; it may be that these act as a watchdog timer, thereby masking
the problem that leads to the crash.