wlan/wpi are more broken than 3 weeks.
bschmidt at freebsd.org
Sun Dec 26 22:26:50 UTC 2010
On Sunday 26 December 2010 22:39:58 Steve Kargl wrote:
> 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 ?
How about providing the info I asked for last time? Now that you have build
the necessary options into the kernel you should be able to run with wlandebug
> > 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
> problematic commit.
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