Subject: Re: wi0 + wep network problems
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Jeff Ito <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/15/2006 10:02:33
On Sun, Feb 26, 2006 at 04:30:28PM -0500, Jeff Ito wrote:
> > >
> > > I have a laptop with a D-Link (DWL-650) wireless card. This card has
> > > been working flawlessly for quite some time. Recently I have decided
> > > to enable WEP (128-bit), and now my connection routinely halts and I
> > > need to run '/etc/rc.d/network restart' before I am able to make any
> > > connections again.
> > >
> > > I am running very recent current
> > > NetBSD 3.99.15 #0: Sun Feb 26 07:05:53 EST 2006
> > > however, before upgrading (reinstalling) this laptop, it was 3.99.6
> > > and I was experiencing the same problems.
> > >
> Something I overlooked previously that a diff on the ifconfig outputs
> helped point out, is the OACTIVE flag being present after the lock
FWIW, I managed to get ahold of a Cisco Aironet (don't know the exact
model series off hand) an0 card. I no longer have any issues with the
card "getting stuck" in OACTIVE and needing to restart rc.d/network.