Re: wlan0 no longer functional after n249128-a0c64a443e4c -> n249146-cb5c07649aa0

From: Oleg V. Nauman <oleg_at_theweb.org.ua>
Date: Mon, 06 Sep 2021 19:26:34 +0300
On 2021 M09 6, Mon 18:41:13 EEST Cy Schubert wrote:
> I changed mine to be the same as yours. I can connect. (I use iwn(4) and
> ath(4) here.)

 a ) regular reboot - wlan can not associate
 b ) service netif restart - wlan can not associate
 c ) service netif stop wlan0 ; service netif start wlan0 - wlan can not 
associate
 d ) ifconfig wlan0 down; sleep 15 ; ifconfig wlan0 up - wlan associated
 e ) regular reboot with ifconfig wlan0 down; sleep 15 ; ifconfig wlan0 up 
added to /etc/rc.local - wlan associated

Thank you.

> 
> Do you reboot every time you test or simply this?
> 
> 	service netif stop wlan0
> 	service netif start wlan0
> 
> If simply above, does a reboot have it work again?
> 
> The reason I ask is, I discovered, today, a quirk in 14-CURRENT, regardless
> of the wpa_supplicant installed. It will always associate following a
> reboot however when running the above two commands to stop and start wlan0
> I can reproduce your problem. The workaround for now is when running the
> above two commands to also ifconfig wlan0 down; ifconfig wlan0 up.
> 
> Can you try ifconfig wlan0 down; ifconfig wlan0 up after stopping/starting
> wlan0? You may need to wait 2-3 seconds between down and up.
Received on Mon Sep 06 2021 - 16:26:34 UTC

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