PCI card for wlan AP
Paul B Mahol
onemda at gmail.com
Wed Oct 7 23:17:18 UTC 2009
On 10/7/09, Boris Kochergin <spawk at acm.poly.edu> wrote:
> Rui Paulo wrote:
>> On 7 Oct 2009, at 20:04, Boris Kochergin wrote:
>>> The heavily-used ones exhibit the problem described at:
>>> ...but that's a driver, not a hardware, issue. The one in the router
>>> at my house doesn't exhibit the problem, the two differences there
>>> being that the machine is 7.0-RELEASE, and there are only a couple of
>>> clients connected to it, as opposed to the ~30 connected to my
>>> heavily-used ones.
>> Are you sure you have sufficient RAM to hold 30 users?
>> What you seem to be saying is that the ath driver is leaking mbufs and
>> hence you get a panic, right?
>> Rui Paulo
> Pretty sure. The Soekris has 256 MB of RAM. I suspect that it's a leak
> because things are usually great, even with ~30 users, with the
> "80211node" portion from "vmstat -m" only taking a few hundred KiB of
> RAM. Every few days, it spikes to over 100 MiB, and the "ath0:
Interesting, is it actually memory leak?
(I try to hunt one down when using if_ndis(4) but without success)
> ath_rx_proc: no mbuf!" kernel messages appear, often followed by a
> panic. I haven't had time to try another rate-control algorithm, as per
> the responses to my post, but I'll report back when I do get around to it.
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