Subject: Re: ath driver and wep
To: Sam Leffler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Vincent <email@example.com>
Date: 10/02/2005 11:52:51
Sam Leffler a écrit :
>>>>> It is *definitely* better. but I think it does not solve completely
>>>>> the problem, as I found my PC disconnected after a while. And it
>>>>> surely does not solve the autodeconnection bug (the card drops the
>>>>> link for some unknown reason).
Update: apparently, this morning (here in Europe!) the patch crashed the
system. It seems to create some instability in the link: the IP level
fails, while the level 2 is still connected… As a result, the LED of my
PCMCIA card still blink normally, while I can't ping my access point.
I'd be glad to find out a debugging tool such as 80211debug. I am
unaware of its presence on the NetBSD tree, so I assume it hasn't been
The disconnection symptom seemed to have ceased before summer. It
reappeared after some update in the HAL and glue code.
> wrong and we should fix that. If folks still feel it's critical to
> power off the socket then you'll need a workaround in the driver to
> restore the key cache contents on power up--which is what Greg has done.
But, which, for some reason, seems to "garble" the link, so to speak.