Subject: Re: HEADS UP: net80211/ath/iwi sync with FreeBSD
To: Steven M. Bellovin <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/19/2005 16:48:06
"Steven M. Bellovin" <> writes:
> In message <>, Vincent writes:
>>Nick Hudson a =E9crit :
>>> I've just finished syncing our net80211(9), ath(4) and iwi(4) with Free=
>>> sources from 1st Nov.
>>It seems that ath works *much* better now with this upgrade. I've not=20
>>seen any drops anymore, nor is the link disturbed when I connect another=
>>PC on the AP. Will test further, but thanks for this much needed=20
>>improvement !
> I'm still seeing some oscillation:

I do, too. Down/Up transitions for me are still at mysterious three
hour intervals.

However, I no longer have to ping the base station forever in order to
stay up at all, which is much better.

I'm going to try out the latest code in a "challenging" environment in
the next day or two.