ndis0: link down after idle time
burntime at gmx.net
Sun Jan 23 23:07:26 PST 2005
I use the same D_Link card as you do, although I use it successfully
with the native ath driver.
On Sun, 2005-01-23 at 22:23 -0600, lreid at a.cs.okstate.edu wrote:
> I am running FreeBSD 5.3-stable and have had limited success with a
> d-link DWL-G520 card, rev B3 (atheros ar5213 chipset). I had hoped that
> I would have purchased a card with a supported native driver (ath),
You probably did ;)
> The card works well, albeit only in 802.11b 11mb/s adhoc mode,
I can reproduce this with the native driver. 11g is sometimes down to a
few kBit and 500-1000ms when I switch to 11b speed is ok and times are
> that I can't figure out. After about an hour or so of idle time on the
> link, the interface brings itself down and cannot be resurrected unless
> I issue a command through ifconfig to bring the interface up again. Does
> anyone else experience this problem and/or have a solution?
I will watch this - I do not remember exactly if there were such
FreeBSD mars.local 5.3-RELEASE-p2 FreeBSD 5.3-RELEASE-p2 #0: Mon Jan 10
23:27:32 CET 2005 root at mars.local:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/BTKERNEL
ath0 at pci0:9:0: class=0x020000 card=0x3a131186 chip=0x0013168c rev=0x01
vendor = 'Atheros Communications Inc.'
device = 'AR5213 802.11a/b/g Wireless Adapter'
class = network
subclass = ethernet
ath0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 1500
inet 192.168.0.2 netmask 0xffffff00 broadcast 192.168.0.255
media: IEEE 802.11 Wireless Ethernet autoselect mode 11b
ssid LokalHorst 1:LokalHorst
channel 4 authmode OPEN powersavemode OFF powersavesleep 100
rtsthreshold 2312 protmode CTS
wepmode MIXED weptxkey 1
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