ath solved my ipw problems
sam at errno.com
Wed Mar 8 15:58:05 UTC 2006
Dan Langille wrote:
> On 7 Mar 2006 at 12:43, George Hartzell wrote:
>> Dan Langille writes:
>> > Hey folks,
>> > Just for those people having ipw problems like I was for so long..
>> > My ath NIC arrived yesterday. I bought the genuine IBM part #
>> > 73P4301 (11A/B/G WL LAN MINI PCI ADAPTOR II)
>> > The price was CAD$113.80 including all taxes and shipping.
>> > http://tinyurl.com/d9whw
>> > Of help was http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/Category:T41 which had a
>> > link to the Hardware Maintenance Manual.
>> > Installation was not bad, following
>> I've had trouble with the ath device in my IBM T42p resuming properly
>> after a suspend. Oddly enough, it only seems to happen with I'm
>> running X, if I swith to another vty before I suspend, and switch back
>> after I resume, then it works.
> I just tried 'acpiconf -s 3' twice. First from vty8, and then
> konsole within KDE. Neither was for very long (seconds, not minutes)
> but ath0 functioned after resume.
> FWIW: '-s 4' powers off the system immediately without a shutdown. '-
> s 5' does a shutdown.
> When I suspend from within X, the screen does not turn off totally.
> It dims significantly until it is almost black, but I can still see
> the windows that were/are open.
> The mouse cursor went away, but came sback after a HUP.
> http://www.freebsddiary.org/ibm-thinkpad-t41.php has a section on
> suspend/resume. But I have not tried those settings yet.
>> For now I just run an /etc/rc.d/netif restart ath0 when I resume.
>> I've shown this to Sam Leffler and he also sees resume problems on a
>> similar system. It's in his queue of things to fix.
>> Does suspend/resume work for you? I'm running w/ dhclient and
>> wpa_supplicant using simple WEP keys.
> I'm running dhclient too. No WEP here, but I'm using IPsec.
George demonstrated his problem and I can reproduce it. I've just not
had time to dig.
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