Subject: Re: NetBSD 2.0 + Atheros driver
To: Sakari <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Marcin Jessa <email@example.com>
Date: 07/28/2005 22:46:54
There have been many changes in CURRENT.
You may try to upgrade.
On Thu, 28 Jul 2005 23:42:54 +0300
Sakari <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I'm running a NetBSD 2.0 with GENERIC_LAPTOP kernel on my Dell Latitude
> CPi with D-link DWL-AG650 PCMCIA wlan adapter which uses Atheros IEEE
> 802.11 driver. The driver works just fine except when the wlan
> connection freezes for a while. This usually happens when I'm not in the
> room where my access point is.
> The funny part is that in windows, the connection works just fine. No
> freezing or anything. But in netbsd I'm having these problems. Also
> there are no problems with the link quality while I'm having these
> freezing problems.
> So my question goes: Has there been any changes to atheros driver after
> 2.0 release that could fix this problem? I tried searching for the
> changelogs but I couldn't find any markings.
> My current ifconfig setup:
> ath0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 1500
> ssid Antenniosasto nwkey *****
> powersave off
> bssid 00:0f:66:d9:cf:65 chan 6
> address: 00:0d:88:c8:9c:08
> media: IEEE802.11 OFDM54 mode 11g
> status: active
> inet 192.168.0.100 netmask 0xffffff00 broadcast 192.168.0.255
> inet6 fe80::20d:88ff:fec8:9c08%ath0 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x8
> My wlan accesspoint is Linksys wrt54g 2.0 with sveasoft Alchemy-6.0-RC5a.
> Thanks for the help in advance.