Subject: Re: Atheros client interface going down and up frequently
To: Ulrich Etile <email@example.com>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/03/2006 23:27:07
In message <email@example.com>, Ulrich Etile write=
>On Fri, 3 Feb 2006 11:22:11 +0100
>"Konstantin KABASSANOV" <Konstantin.Kabassanov@lip6.fr> wrote:
>> > -----Message d'origine-----
>> > De=A0: current-users-owner@NetBSD.org [mailto:current-users-
>> > owner@NetBSD.org] De la part de Martin Husemann
>> > Envoy=E9=A0: vendredi 3 f=E9vrier 2006 11:12
>> > =C0=A0: Konstantin KABASSANOV
>> > Cc=A0: 'David Young'; current-users@NetBSD.org; tech-net@NetBSD.org
>> > Objet=A0: Re: Atheros client interface going down and up frequently
>> > =
>> > On Fri, Feb 03, 2006 at 10:36:41AM +0100, Konstantin KABASSANOV wrot=
>> > > Feb 3 08:23:57 soekris-01 /netbsd: ath1: link state changed to DO=
>> > > Feb 3 08:24:07 soekris-01 /netbsd: ath1: link state changed to UP=
>> > =
>> > I see this too, when the net is quiet. They seem to do no harm and n=
>> > happen when there is traffic. I assumed my AP would have some sort o=
>> > timeout for associations and never checked further.
>> > =
>> Well, on my interface there is always some traffic. I mean at least th=
>> must be some traffic, but it is possible that it is stopped by the wir=
>> card driver...
>> Konstantin =
>I think the card stop the traffic when the signal is too weak.
As was noted earlier in this thread and in previous discussions, it =
happens when the device is just a few meters from the access point. =
Whatever it is, it's not simply signal strength.
--Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb