kern/131781: [ndis] ndis keeps dropping the link
Adam K Kirchhoff
adamk at voicenet.com
Thu Feb 19 13:19:57 PST 2009
On Thu, 19 Feb 2009 05:50:35 -0500
Adam K Kirchhoff <adamk at voicenet.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 18 Feb 2009 19:48:10 -0500
> Adam K Kirchhoff <adamk at voicenet.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, 19 Feb 2009 01:10:08 +0100
> > "Paul B. Mahol" <onemda at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > On 2/18/09, Adam K Kirchhoff <adamk at voicenet.com> wrote:
> > > > --- if_ndis.c 2009-01-31 00:22:11.000000000 -0500
> > > > +++ if_ndis.c.orig 2009-02-18 14:03:30.000000000 -0500
> > > > @@ -2459,6 +2459,11 @@
> > > > bzero((char *)&config, len);
> > > > config.nc_length = len;
> > > > config.nc_fhconfig.ncf_length = sizeof(ndis_80211_config_fh);
> > > > +
> > > > + device_printf(sc->ndis_dev, "couldn't change "
> > > > + "Testing config.nc_dsconfig: %u \n",
> > > > + config.nc_dsconfig);
> > > > +
> > > > rval = ndis_get_info(sc, OID_802_11_CONFIGURATION, &config, &len);
> > >
> > > printf should be bellow ndis_get_info() and above ndis_set_info().
> > Alright, I've moved the printf down a few lines and recompiled.
> > > Does same problem happens when not using WPA eg. wpa_supplicant?
> > It's actually been running just fine since I got home. I'm still using
> > wpa_supplicant, but with WEP instead of WPA. This has been about four
> > hours. Not much network traffic, but certainly more than what causes
> > the problem at work.
> > I'm going to let it continue to run through the night. I have a cron
> > job setup to transfer several 800 meg files to this laptop via scp, so
> > it'll be interesting to see if that works over this driver.
> > Tomorrow morning, when I get into work, I'll grab the debug output
> > again, this time with the printf (hopefully) in the correct place.
> Looks like config.nc_dsconfig is 2462000
> The wireless connection stayed up all night, even while transferring
> over 2 gigs of data via scp. The problem appears to be specific to
> this AP using WPA. I can try WPA on my home network in about 10 hours
> to see if the same happens there.
When I switched my home network to use WPA I started to have the same
problems as with the WPA network at work. config.nc_dsconfig still
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