Subject: Re: wi0: device timeout
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Lennart Augustsson <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/15/2002 10:35:44
Martin Husemann wrote:

>>Aug 14 22:08:53 laurie /netbsd: wi0: device timeout
>>Aug 14 22:08:53 laurie /netbsd: wi0: command timed out, cmd=0x2
>I see this too on a Orinoco Silver card (some times just out of the blue,
>and ~reapeatable under heavy load). Firmware is latest available version.
Yes, I can confirm that too, but with another card:

>I didn't get around to into it yet ;-}
>Doing "ifconfig wi0 down", waiting a bit, then doing "ifconfig wi0 up"
>fixes it for me.
Yes, that fixes it for me too.  At least temporarily.

>I only see it with the card in a cardbus slot (which is known to have
>timing problems), both other cards of mine in pcmcia slots do not show
>this problem.
My card is in a PCMCIA slot.

    -- Lennart