wlan/wpi are more broken than 3 weeks.
sgk at troutmask.apl.washington.edu
Sun Dec 26 21:39:58 UTC 2010
On Sun, Dec 26, 2010 at 04:43:48PM -0500, Etienne Robillard wrote:
> On 26/12/10 02:55 PM, Steve Kargl wrote:
> > First reported here,
> > http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-current/2010-December/021664.html
> > I now see a never ending spew in /var/log/messages of
> > laptop:kargl tail /var/log/messages
> > Dec 26 07:58:27 laptop kernel: wlan0: link state changed to DOWN
> > Dec 26 07:58:27 laptop kernel: wlan0: link state changed to UP
> > So, the good news appears to be that 3 weeks ago wlan/wpi could
> > stay up for 7 to 9 minutes before cycling DOWN/UP. While the
> > bad news is that today, the DOWN/UP cycle last for 4 to 5 minutes.
> have you compiled with IEEE_DEBUG ?
> I would also like knowing which wireless NIC you're using. Is this bug
> related to
> a USB wireless card ? I have similar issues (recurring) on Freebsd 8.1.
> my current understanding
> is that USB wireless on FreeSD is somewhat a itchy business..
It's a nic builtin into a Dell D530 laptop.
laptop:kargl dmesg | grep wpi
wpi0: <Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945ABG> mem 0xfe8ff000-0xfe8fffff irqi
17 at device 0.0 on pci12
I just backed out revision 214894 to test whether this is the
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